Not sure if this addresses every issue, but here is something every parent should be told: When your child is roughly ten years of age, learning the times-tables up to at least 12 by 12 is crucial.

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# Why do I struggle with simple math problems?

Not sure if this addresses every issue, but here is something every parent should be told: When your child is roughly ten years of age, learning the times-tables up to at least 12 by 12 is crucial.
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So – for the next ‘seven’ from 42, you subtract 3 from the 2 in the ones column (assume a circular buffer, so…9) and add one to the value in the tens: 4+1 = 5. Hmmmm. Simple rules, Mrs. Goltz, may not always work?? 🙂

And this is why we sibs either get math intuitively or don’t.

Personally, I love the sevenths. … .142857(repeating); .285714(r) … ; .428571 (r) etc.

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