Divisible by 3 [Andrew Stadel] History of Fractions Did you know that fractions as we use them today didn't exist in Europe until the 17th century? In fact, at first, fractions weren't even thought of as numbers in their own right at all, just a way of comparing whole numbers with each other. Who first used fractions? Were they always written in the same way? How did fractions reach us here? The word fraction actually comes from the Latin "fractio" which means to break. From as early as 1800 BC, the Egyptians were writing fractions. Here is an example of how the numbers were made up: Could you write down in hieroglyphics? The Egyptians wrote all their fractions using what we call unit fractions. Here is one fifth. Can you work out how to write one sixteenth? They expressed other fractions as the sum of unit fractions, but they weren't allowed to repeat a unit fraction in this addition. But this is not: The huge disadvantage of the Egyptian system for representing fractions is that it is very difficult to do any calculations. was called uncia
20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students January 25, 2014 Below is a list I have been working on for awhile now. The list features some very useful Math websites specifically handpicked for teachers to use with their students. The initial list I compiled contained over 40 websites but as I reviewed it deeper I decided to take some out and keep the rest here. I invite you to have a look and share with your colleagues. 1- Aplus Math Aplus Math provides Interactive math resources for teachers, parents, and students featuring free math worksheets, math games, math flashcards, and more. 2- Math TV Math TV is a platform that features a wide range of math videos covering a plethora of mathematical concepts. 3- AAA Math AAA Math offers thousands of arithmetic lessons from kindergarten through eight grade. 4- Math's Fun This philosophy behind this website is to make math learning fun and enjoyable. 5- Math Central Math Central is an Internet service for mathematics students and teachers. 6- Ten Marks 7- Maths Frame 10- Simpsons math
HippoCampus - Homework and Study Help - Free help with your algebra, biology, environmental science, American government, US history, physics and religion homework 21 Common Core-Aligned Math Apps for High School Students From edshelf by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education If your high school has adopted Common Core Standards and provides students with iPads (either 1:1 or via an iPad cart), you will need to find apps that map to these standards. And if you teach math, you are in luck. Math and engineering teacher Chris Beyerle from South Carolina curates this collection of math apps. Which math apps do you use? 21 Common Core-Aligned Math Apps for High School Students From edshelf
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