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## How do you explain your thinking in math?

Good Math Writers:

- Select the best way to represent their thinking (e.g. using words, equations, a diagram, table, or graph)
- Use precise math vocabulary and symbols.
- Give examples.
- Describe any patterns they discover.
- Show/explain the steps taken to solve a problem.
- Explain their findings in a clear and organized manner.

**How do you solve and understand math?**

7 Tips for Maths Problem Solving

- Practice, Practice & More Practice. It is impossible to study maths properly by just reading and listening.
- Review Errors.
- Master the Key Concepts.
- Understand your Doubts.
- Create a Distraction Free Study Environment.
- Create a Mathematical Dictionary.
- Apply Maths to Real World Problems.

### Why is it important to be able to explain your math thinking to others?

According to research, we learn 98% of what we teach. By talking through a math problem, children consistent learn the skills and concepts by teaching those skills and concepts. Children that talk through their math problems are able to develop a deeper level of understanding and reasoning than children that do not.

**How do you teach math thinking?**

7 Effective Strategies for Teaching Elementary Math

- Make it hands-on.
- Use visuals and images.
- Find opportunities to differentiate learning.
- Ask students to explain their ideas.
- Incorporate storytelling to make connections to real-world scenarios.
- Show and tell new concepts.
- Let your students regularly know how they’re doing.

#### How do you promote and develop mathematical thinking?

Finding ways to apply mathematical concepts outside of the classroom that have will help to build your child’s confidence and improve their skills. Activities with real world application will also help to build excitement around the subject and encourage children to see the world through the lens of mathematics!

**How do you build interest in maths?**

Cultivating Your Interest in Math. Make math a game. Make math more interesting by turning it into a game. Download an app on your computer or tablet that uses math to solve puzzles or complete different levels in the game.

## What is the largest math equation?

Boolean Pythagorean Triples problem

**What is the first math equation?**

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current | 17:08, 7 July 2008 | {{Information |Description={{en|1=The first equation ever written, by Robert Recorde in his treatise ”The Whetstone of Witte”, in 1557. The equation is represented, in modern terms, by $14sqrt\{x\}+|15|\; =$ |

### What is the longest math problem ever?

Since the 1995 proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem, a problem which stood for 365 years, the current longest-standing maths problem is the conjecture posed by Christian Goldbach (1690-1764), a Russian mathematician, in 1742.

**Is mental math a skill?**

Mental math is a group of skills that allow people to do math in their head without using pencil and paper or a calculator. Other skills include rounding numbers and estimating calculations.