5th Grade Basic Math Success

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5th Grade Basic Math Success

By Sylvan Learning (Manufactured by)

Sylvan Learning Publishing, Paperback, 9780375430459, 122pp.

Publication Date: January 19, 2010

Success in math requires children to make connections between the real world and math concepts in order to solve problems. Successful problem solvers will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your children catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they ll have lots of fun doing it Some of the great features you ll find inside are: Tic-Tac-ToeA twist on this classic game helps students develop a solid understanding of factors, prime numbers, and composite numbers.Dueling DenominatorsStudents gain practice determining the lowest common denominator between fractions and then adding them.Simply SimplifyMultiplying fractions can be easier if you simplify the fractions first, and students reinforce these skills by identifying numbers with common factors.Fitting InMeasuring the length of a book, CD case, and DVD case to determine how many will fit on a shelf gives students confidence in measuring objects in centimeters and finding an answer measured to hundredths.Fine LinesStudents practice recognizing points, lines, and rays by looking for pairs of lines in a picture and determining which are parallel, perpendicular, or intersecting.Give your child's confidence in math a boost with "5th Grade Basic Math Success.