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Learning how to calculate the square root of imperfect square

I have been thinking about writing about the square root shortcut for finding the square root of the imperfect square ever since I wrote the earlier one about finding the square root of a perfect square. Incase you have not seen my earlier post then please do check the same by clicking on the link http://a2yacademy.com/2018/05/09/finding-the-square-of-any-number-an-easy-way/   […]

Creating Magic Squares

Being a mother is a difficult job and has no job description as well. I love playing math games with my kids and their best friend who loves these small puzzles. As they enjoy it so much I though why not explore the area of magic squares while I am teaching these 7 years old […]

Solving the Cross Puzzle using Calendar

In my last post I had shown how we can use the calendar to make number patterns a fun exercise for children. In this article we will go a bit ahead and learn how we can use the calendar to find and solve cross puzzle patterns. I had a lot of fun teaching this to […]

Math patterns with Calendar

I was recently watching a youtube video of Dr. Arvind Gupta ( to those who don’t know him..he has done a phenomenal amount of work in the area of science specially for children) and in the video I saw him using the calendar to show how the mathematical patterns can be found in the calendar […]

Multiplication of the 4 digit number- easy way

We had in our earlier post ( http://a2yacademy.com/2018/06/10/multiplication-of-any-3-digit-number/) had promised that we will be writing about how to expand the same method and do the multiplication of a 4 digit number with a 4 digit number. . Remember we will have 7 patterns in this calculation. Think it as if you are putting numbers in […]

Multiplication of any 3 digit number

As I promised in my last post I am today going to show the method that helps in multiplying any 3 digit number. This method is purely to help children do faster calculations in the competitive examinations where you need less than a minute to solve the problem. It appears difficult but once you get […]

Multiplication of any two digit number

Hello All..I am back again with another of my post which is useful for children. When I was growing up I used to hate doing the multiplication questions specially where it required a multiplication of 2 or 3 digit numbers..This is how we do the multiplication in the normal way. Let us know whether you […]

Finding the Cube of a Number – easy way

In our last post we showed how to find the square of any number. In this post we will take it further and show you how to find the cube of a number easily. The only requirement for this is to remember the cubes of number 1 to 9 Once you remember this  finding the […]

Finding the Square of any number – An easy way

We have written about how to find the square root and cube root of a number, how ever we missed on how to find the square of any number.. What  is the Square of  number? It is the number multiplied by itself.. most  of the people will remember the squares of the numbers upto 10 […]