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THAT CAN BE USED TO TEACH, OR LEARN ABOUT, PRIMARY ARITHMETIC OR MATH.

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 Language is very important to teaching  math or arithmetic:}
PLACE VALUE
is very important for all ages.
UNDERSTANDING BIG NUMBERS
This will give you a better understanding
of the real value of big numbers.
PARTS, WHOLES,
and MORE

This is a shortened explanation of the efficient way we learned the basic facts for addition and subtraction,
and multiplication and division
in my classroom.

The words "multiple" and "factor" are important
in multiplying and dividing:}
FOR AN EXPLANATION OF

MULTIPLES AND FACTORS
I've used the words,
"prime" and"composite" numbers.
If you aren't sure of these then try this:}
TO SEE THIS EXPLANATION OF PRIME AND COMPOSITE NUMBERS PLEASE
(4 pages,.pdf)
!!For those who feel they don't understand  simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

as well as they'd like:}

TO SEE THIS SIMPLE EXPLANATION IN .pdf format  (22 pages)
If you are interested in the games, you might like to look at this example of a
typical number card game:}

NEW: Here and IN THE PDF FILES SECTION THERE IS NOW A LINK TO A SIMPLE EXAMPLE OF A TYPICAL CARD GAME
BEING PLAYED.

(10 pages, .pdf format, easily saved)
SIMPLE PATTERNS and their value in practicing facts and checking answers.