Compensation- A Mental Math Strategy for Two-digit Subtraction
Students will learn to use the mental math strategy, compensation, to subtract two-digit numbers.
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Students will learn to use compensation to subtract two 2 digit numbers mentally. The concept will be introduced using manipulatives and a number line first to demonstrate the concept of compensation. Compensation is making numbers easier to work with for the purpose of solving equations mentally. It is a skill that benefits learners for real life math. Students will understand that although they are changing the numbers they are subtracting, they are keeping the difference between the...
Paper and pencil or whiteboard and marker
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Miss BethElementary School Educator
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62 completed classes
Dear Parents, I will be taking off this summer to visit family and friends. I have classes posted in September if you wish to enroll your child. Have a wonderful summer! See you in September. Beth Hello, I am a retired elementary school...