What is the Grid Method of Multiplication? Why are children taught this method rather than the traditional method of long multiplication? This hub attempts to answer these questions through a step by step worked example...
Dividing by fractions may be a lot easier than you think. This article shows a simple technique makes dividing by fractions quite straightforward. It explains not only how to apply this technique but also the logic...
This article shows you how to multiply fractions in four easy steps. How do you multiply mixed numbers? What is an improper fraction? This article, which includes a short video, will answer all these questions and leave...
Subtracting one fraction from another is easy when you know how! This article uses an example to show the 5 easy steps. Including converting mixed numbers to improper fractions and finding a common denominator
How to add fractions? Adding fractions is not something you can work out for yourself, you need a step by step method. This article walks you through 5 easy steps to add any two fractions and also includes a link to a...
I was intrigued to find out how numeracy is taught at my sons's primary school. I'd heard that the traditional methods that I had been taught had been replaced by a number of different techniques to teach addition,...
Many people study hard for exams and tests but how many study effectively? This article considers a number of techniques to make sure you get the most from each hour of studying.
Mindmaps can be very useful for adults and kids. Mindmaps can help with creative thinking, making notes and revision. There are a number of mindmapping websites online, this article compares mindmap software and...
Review of Zoe Harcombe's book "Stop Counting Calories & Start Losing Weight" This review defines the Harcombe diet and describes it in a nutshell. I also my experience following Zoe Harcombe's advice and...
Escape The Diet Trap by Dr. John Briffa, my review and experience following the book's advice. How difficult was it to follow this "non-diet" book? How much weight did I lose?
Are Low Carbohydrate Diets Healthy? There does not seem to be a definitive answer. The medical profession and governments advocate a balanced diet with carbohydrates playing an important part. Some doctors,...
What is the future of Social Media? Can we look at social media tends and predict the future winners. This article explores the nature of social media, social media benefits and the changing social media membership to...
Bridge Cameras:- how do you find the best bridge camera? How do bridge cameras differ from compact cameras and Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) cameras?
How to learn your times tables fast. There are a few tricks to help you with your times tables and even a link to my video "How to Learn Your Times Tables Fast"
What does tofu recipes mean to you? Tasteless hippy food? This article shows that with a few simple steps tofu makes a great alternative to meat for vegetarians, vegans and even meat lovers.