Mastering mental math, especially for addition, empowers students to solve mathematical problems efficiently, promotes numerical flexibility, and sharpens critical thinking.
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You can do this activity with your students at the board or on worksheets.
Provide them with a really long horizontal sum. Something like this:
3 + 11 + 7 + 5 + 5 + 4 + 9 + 1 + 2 + 13 + 8 =
The idea here is to group pairs of numbers into tens or multiples of ten so that they can quickly and easily find the sum using mental math.
Here’s a fun game that you can play with the students in your classroom to get their mental juices going! Begin with a simple whole number like 5. Then start giving the students operations that they should perform in their heads. Use a variety of all four operations and make sure the directions you give will yield whole numbers.
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