Mental Math

Mental Math is really just strategies (or tricks) we can use to help us complete math problems more quickly and accurately without using paper and pencil.
The document below contains various mental make strategies starting from the basic (K) to Middle School (6-8). Start with what you know and build on it this year. For those of you who understand the grade 7 level, don't be afraid to strive for the grade 8 level.

Math Magic

Consider these ideas for multiplication ...

How about this idea for multiplication???

Chinese Multiplication

Or this???


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Other Math Links

Take a look at this shape - Rhombicosidodecahedron