Numbers Can be Positive or Negative – Negative sign + Positive sign No Sign Means Positive If a number has no sign it usually means that it is a positive number. Any numbers greater than zero are described as positive numbers. Usually, we don’t put a plus sign in front of positive numbers because the … Continue reading "Positive and Negative Numbers"

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## Irrational Numbers

Irrational means not Rational An Irrational Number is a real number that cannot be written as a simple fraction. Example Rational Number 0.5 = ½ Irrational Number √2 = 1.414213562373095… = ?/? Rational Numbers A Rational Number can be written as a Ratio of 2 integers (ie a simple fraction). Irrational Numbers The numbers that … Continue reading "Irrational Numbers"

Read More## Fibonacci Sequence

About Fibonacci (The Man) His real name was Leonardo Pisano Bogollo. He lived in Italy between 1170 and 1250. “Fibonacci” was his nickname, which roughly means “Son of Bonacci”. Fibonacci was not the first to know about the sequence, it was known in India hundreds of years before! As well as being famous for the Fibonacci … Continue reading "Fibonacci Sequence"

Read More## Even and Odd Numbers

Even Numbers Any integer that can be divided exactly by 2 is an even number. The last digit is 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8 Example: −10, -4, 0, 8, and 32 are all even numbers Odd Numbers Any integer that cannot be divided exactly by 2 is an odd number. The last digit is 1, 3, … Continue reading "Even and Odd Numbers"

Read More## Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers Chart

Definitions A Cardinal Number is a number that says how many of something there are, such as 1, 2, 3, 4. An Ordinal Number is a number that tells the position of something in a list, such as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th. Most ordinal numbers end in “th” except for: one ⇒ first (1st) two … Continue reading "Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers Chart"

Read More## Absolute Value

Definition of Absolute Value Absolute value or modulus |x| of a real number x is the non-negative value of x without regard to its sign. |x| = x for a positive x, |x| = −x for a negative x (in which case −x is positive) |0| = 0. For example, the absolute value of 5 is … Continue reading "Absolute Value"

Read More## Multiplication Tables

15 Times Table x 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 2 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 3 3 6 9 … Continue reading "Multiplication Tables"

Read More## Numbers

A number is a mathematical object used to measure, count, & label. In common usage, number may refer to mathematical object, a word or phrase, or a symbol. The notion of number has been extended over the centuries to include 0, negative numbers, rational numbers such as 2/5 and −1/3, real numbers such as √2 … Continue reading "Numbers"

Read More## Reciprocal of a Fraction

Fractions A Fraction (such as 2/3) has two numbers: Numerator: the top number Denominator: the bottom number We call the top number the Numerator, it is the number of parts we have. We call the bottom number the Denominator, it is the number of parts the whole is divided into. Reciprocal of a Fraction To … Continue reading "Reciprocal of a Fraction"

Read More## Least Common Multiple

Common Multiple A common Multiple number is a multiple of two or more numbers. Example Multiple of 3 and 4: Number Multiples 3 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, … 4 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, … So, the common multiples of 3 and 4 are: 12, 24, … Least Common Multiple … Continue reading "Least Common Multiple"

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