# The best methods of teaching mathematics

Most of the time kids will have a difficult time learning the basic Math concepts especially when they just have a mastered one topic then a new one will be introduced. This will usually be a daunting task for them.

There is however some tips and tricks that will be very helpful and useful when teaching your kids how to work with the new concept. It will help them a lot if you can teach them ways how to lessen their time or shorten ways in making computations. Multiplication can be a little confusing for kids so here are some of the tips and tricks that you can share with them when they are multiplying numbers with 0, 1, or 10. Tips and tricks in multiplying numbers by 0 In multiplying any number with zero the answer will always be equals to zero no matter how small or big the number is. Tips and tricks in multiplying numbers by 1 In multiplying any number with one the answer will always be equals to the number itself no matter how small or big the number is.

Tips and tricks in multiplying numbers by 10 In multiplying any number with ten the answer will always be equals to the number itself only with a zero added at the end (no matter how small or big the number is).

Examples are given below:

1 x 10 = 10 23 x 10 = 230 456 x 10 = 4,560 7,890 x 10 = 78,900 1,234,567.89 x 10 = 12,345,678.90

Math has been a waterloo for many kids. Teaching and learning Math has always been a challenging task for both parents and kids. It even makes it hard to teach if we do it the conventional way. Fortunately, there are ways to go about teaching it without making it sound like so intimidating. Here are some tips on how to make it fun and easy. Play games and activities – Make Math more interesting for your kids by playing incorporating games and activities that your child enjoys. You can use board games to teach them the fundamentals of Math. For instance, you can play Monopoly board games that involves money and simple or basic Math like addition and subtraction.

This way kids will not be intimidated with it because they are having fun. Use toys to teach your kids – Do away with the usual sticks or blocks. Get some of their favorite toys and use it to teach them how to add, subtract, multiply, or divide. This will get your kid’s interest and will be much easier since learning will be associated with their favorite toys and they won’t ever have to think about Math as a boring subject. You don’t have to buy expensive toys. You just have to make use of what they already have. Tell stories or use real-life situations when solving Math problems – It will be much easier for your kids to understand Math if you can use practical examples when solving Math problems. You can think of a scenario when you solve

Algebra problems. For instance, when you are doing your grocery, you can think of a situation and use it to solve an unknown. Math doesn’t have to be that difficult. Remember that you were once a child and maybe you have encountered the same difficulty when studying the subject. So make it more interesting and simple for your child.