Magic Number 9 – Multiplying with 9’s

 

“How can I make math fun for my boys” is always an ongoing task for me as it always keeps them engaged and interested in math. They actually look forward to these games and are equally curious to understand and solve the mystery of Math.  How boring it would be if you have to do the same math worksheets every day.  In the next couple of days, I would be sharing all the math tricks and games I use to teach my kids with my blog friends, so stay tuned.

Today I would show you a quick and fail-proof method of multiplying with 9’s. The number 9 is a magical number, any mathematical calculations done with this number would produce some interesting numerical patterns.   Continue reading “Magic Number 9 – Multiplying with 9’s”

Candy Science Experiment – Peeling off letter ‘m’ from M&M’s

M&M’s – What is the first picture that comes to your mind ? Is it a bunch of “colorful small button shaped chocolates” with the letter ‘m’ printed on them. I bet “Yes”.  Have you ever wondered what is that letter ‘m’ made of and how does it get on them and if you can even separate the letter ‘m’ from the M&M’s ? How about trying some experiments with them instead of eating those candies ! Continue reading “Candy Science Experiment – Peeling off letter ‘m’ from M&M’s”