Fractions are the first tricky abstract concept learners come across in maths. Fortunately for maths teachers most learners are familiar with fractions before they're taught in the classroom.
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As a parent, it's tough to watch your children struggle with something. Being stuck in maths is part of the process, so rather than guide them towards the answer, you can help them develop strategies for getting unstuck themselves.
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Want to be a mind reader? Have x-ray vision? No problem - you’ll just need a little bit of maths to get you going. These maths tricks are great to play on your little ones, and with a bit of practice they’ll be able to wow their friends too.
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