## Basic Fractions, Improper Fractions, Mixed Numbers, Decimals, Percentage

Fractions are used to show partial amounts of whole numbers. If, for example, we have a value more than 1, but less than 2, we can use fractions to show the exact amount (or a very close approximation).

## How to Calculate Averages

One way to think of a group of numbers is by the typical value in the group, or the average. Knowing the average helps us to know what any additional values of the group might be, and gives us the ability to approximate a new total if more values are added. Finding the average of a group of values is […]

## Learning Inertia

Imagine how much we would know if we were always learning.  Learning should be something we are constantly doing – and we, with a few small changes here and there, can start on that path right now. Our challenge is to make learning a bigger portion of our lives…  The wasted and lazy times are potholes in the road and if we […]

## Order of Operations – What to do first in a math problem

When writing an equation, we need to understand the “rules” so that someone solving the equation can understand our intended meaning and then can correctly find the answer. This is part of the beautiful language of math.

## The circle and sphere

The circle and sphere are basic shapes we see every day. This page will help you understand their basic measurements and how to use them to calculate some of their ‘sizes’. A circle is the set of points in a plane (meaning absolutely flat) that are all an equal distance from a single point. So, if you were standing on […]

## Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

When we talk about something being parallel, it means there are two lines that are going in the same direction, the same distance apart. To be exact, this relationship must be true always – no matter how long the lines are, these lines must not ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever cross. That can only happen if they are exactly […]

## Roman Numerals – Practice Worksheet

Try your skill at reading Roman Numerals. Roman Numeral Worksheet Roman Numeral Practice (download the pdf) Fold the bottom of the sheet under so you don’t look at the answers while you figure out the Numerals. If you need a reminder on how they work, check out the Roman Numerals explained page! Don’t miss our other math worksheets for other […]