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Video Library – Mathematics

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Mathematics

MULTIPLICATION

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Problem Solving Strategies: Multiplication ExamplesDescription: Students learn four steps in solving a problem: understand what’s required, select a strategy, do it, and test it. Multiplication word problems are used as examples, but these scaffolding strategies for Grades 3-5 can be applied to any problem in math.
Duration: 5:46
How to Solve Long MultiplicationDescription:Take the difficulty out of multiplication of large numbers by breaking it down into two or three easier problems. Can you multiply 10 by 300 ? Then you’re half-way there!
Duration: 3:24
Long MultiplicationDescription:Struggling with long multiplication? Learn how to multiply two numbers in this procedure. For Grades 3-5.
Duration: 2:55

DIVISION

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Division with RemaindersDescription:In division, remainders occur when a number can’t be evenly divided. How do we solve division problems with remainders? This teacher and student resource is for Grades 3-5.
Duration: 1:45
Division (Multiplication in Reverse)Description:What is division? If you can multiply, you can divide. Did you ever think about that?
Duration: 2:40
How to Solve Long DivisionDescription:Many students struggle with long division. But we make long division look easy by breaking it down into simple terms.
Duration: 1:16
How To Do Long DivisionDescription:Another example of how to do long division. It also teaches multiplication with cross-curricular roots in Native American history: For Grades 3-5.
Duration: 1:30
Solving Long Division Problems by GuessingDescription:Learn how to solve long division problems in minutes! For Grades 3-5.
Duration: 1:16
Division TermsDescription:Learn the following: dividend, divisor, quotient, and remainder. Not knowing the proper division terms can lead to very big problems! For Grades 3-5, teaches multiplication and division.
Duration: 3:30

FRACTIONS

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Fractions: What’s the Word?Description: Fraction basics: A fraction is a part of a whole. Watch to learn more about numerators (the top number) and denominators (the number on the bottom). A fraction can be represented as any parts of a whole. Some fractions are more common than others, like 1/2, 1/3, 1/10, etc.
Duration: 1:33
Fractions, Decimals and PercentagesDescription: Fractions refer to how many equal parts there are in a whole. Decimals and percent are easier ways to compare fractions and numbers with each other, especially when working with unlike denominators. Also, learn to convert fractions using division to get a decimal number.
Duration: 2:52
Fraction problem using a calendarDescription: Solve this three-part fraction problem by first adding up the number of days you do homework and then subtracting it from the number of days in the month. Finally, use the number of days in the month as your denominator. Problem solved.
Duration: 0:50
Equivalent fractions and cropsDescription:Here are three of the math problems to teach fractions and about agriculture as practiced by the tribes indigenous to the Great Plains.
Duration: 3:36
Using a Number Line in Fraction ProblemsDescription: Watch this video to find out how travelers could use a real-life number line and fractions to find their way from one spot to another. This video is for Grades 4-6.
Duration: 3:30
What is a percent?Description: What is a percent? Percent means part per hundred. How do you find it? Learn that and more in this video.
Duration: 1:34
Adding and Multiplying Fractions With Like DenominatorsDescription: In this video students learn how to add and multiply fractions with like denominators using helpful examples. This is for Grades 4-6.
Duration: 3:33
Mixed Form to Fraction Form: ExamplesDescription: When learning how to convert fractions from mixed form to fraction form, it can help to have a lot of examples. Learn how number lines and fractions work for Grades 4-6.
Duration: 2:19
Is One Half Fair?Description: How do you know if something is fair? Well let’s compare by using fractions. This video teach your students that 1/2 can mean that something can be devided into two equal parts.
Duration: 1:22
Visualizing the exact fish problemDescription:In this video students learn how to solve a problem through out the visualization technique. Solve questions like: What fraction of the fish are over one foot long?
Duration: 1:50
Understanding FractionsDescription: Don’t understand fractions? Let’s change that. Check out these comparison examples to help you understand how a whole number is broken down into parts. For Grades 4-6.
Duration: 1:20
Fractions and FishingDescription: Learn fractions with this video. Find the answer in five steps by identifying values, reduction, division, and making comparisons between fractions. For Grades 4 to 6.
Duration: 2:07
What is Half?Description: In this video about fractions, students learn what is half with a practical example.
Duration: 1:40
Add Like FractionsDescription: How do you add like fractions? This quick video has simple examples of comparing fractions and fraction addition for Grades 4-6.
Duration: 1:10
Using Fractions with like denominatorsDescription: This video will show you how to add fractions with like denominators. Learn how to compare them with different examples.
Duration: 1:59
How to Compare Fractions with Unlike DenominatorsDescription: How do you compare fractions with different denominators? One way is to visualize, to draw the fraction, but that isn’t always easy. You can also change one (or more) of the fractions so they have the same denominator, then, presto, the one with the larger numerator is bigger.
Duration: 4:23
Convert from Fractions to Decimals: 2 1/2 = 2.5Description: Rewrite a mixed fraction as a decimal. How? With division. This Grade 4 student and teacher math resource video by 7 Generation Games is sure to help your students.
Duration: 1:05
Fraction and Decimal EqualityDescription: How are fractions and decimals equal? Check out these helpful examples for Grades 5 to 7 using one division tactic. Five practice sets with answers are enclosed for you to try on your own, so just pause the video at 1:12 and resume when you’re finished.
Duration: 1:41
Meeting in the MiddleDescription: Fractions apply to everything. A fraction is a part of a whole. Watch this short video to learn more about equivalent fractions.
Duration: 2:13
Explaining Mixed FractionsDescription: What exactly is a mixed fraction? What do we mean by changing from mixed form to fraction form? Sometimes, it’s helpful to have these things explained to you step by step with some examples. Learn fractions with this video. For Grades 4 to 6.
Duration: 3:21
How to Compare Fractions with Common DenominatorsDescription: How do you compare fractions with common denominators? We have a short video with helpful examples to guide you. This movie teaches fractions for Grades 4 to 6.
Duration: 4:13
When is a Fraction the Same as 1?Description: If the numerator and denominator are the same, then thefraction equals 1. N/N = 1 How can you apply your knowledge of fractions to help you figure out how far you’ve gone on your trip and how much further you have to go? Watch this video to find out. For Grades 4-6.
Duration: 3:31
How to Compare Like FractionsDescription: What are like fractions? How do we compare like fractions? Learn to compare like fractions with this video.
Duration: 1:06
Fractions Equivalent to OneDescription: Explaining what it means for a fraction to be equal to one using long numbers.
Duration: 3:31

PROBLEM SOLVING

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Problem Solving Tip: Throw it outDescription: This video is one of a series on problem solving tips from our game Fish Lake. This short video shows how to make a problem easier by throwing out information that you don’t need.
Duration: 3:39
Problem Solving: Start at the EndDescription: Problem solve to make those pesky word problems easier. We’ve broken it down for you in this short video for Grades 3-5.
Duration: 3:31
Problem Solving: VisualizeDescription: If you struggle with word problems you should try to visualize it, which is kinda like a picture. In this video students learn to do so with different examples.
Duration: 2:37
Write out numbers: with Super Amy and Vin-credibleDescription: Problem Solving: Write down all the numbers and what they represent with Super Amy and Vin-credible.
Duration: 3:17
Problem Solving: EstimateDescription: How to use estimation to solve math problems for Grades 3-5. Rounding makes numbers easier to work with.
Duration: 3:44
One Way to Solve a Problem is to Build a ModelDescription: Whether it is how many books to put in a box or buffalo robes in a Red River cart, building a model can help you solve many kinds of math problems. When we learn how to solve math problems quickly, that leaves us with more time for things like recess.
Duration: 1:36

RATIO AND PROPORTION

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Ratio, proportion and cookiesDescription: Eva shows how to reduce a recipe for 4 dozen cookies to 2 doze, using ratio and proportion.
For Grades 6-8.
Duration: 3:46

TIME-RATE-DISTANCE PROBLEMS

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How to Solve Time-Rate-Distance ProblemsDescription: Calculating time, rate, and distance can drive you crazy. Here’s how to solve this multi-step word problem with a little bit of history woven in. For Grades 5-8.
Duration: 3:05
Grandma Goes to HondurasDescription: Here’s an example that will show your students how to compute a time-rate-distance problem in only two steps.
Duration: 1:28
Word Problem: Grandpa Goes To TexasDescription: If you’ve struggled with math word problems, here’s an example of where to start. Calculating time, rate, and distance by following two steps, which involves multiplication. For Grades 5 through 8.
Duration: 1:19

WORD PROBLEMS

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Make it an Easier ProblemDescription: This video explains how to split up a problem into two or more parts to make it an easier problem. It also includes clear steps with explanations so you can solve this problem at your own pace.Grades 3-5.
Duration: 2:39
Problem-Solving: Word Problems and DivisionDescription: Write down the numbers and what they represent. This is helpful if you have a lot of numbers and when you have to keep track of several details. A chart organizes data from the word problem. Grades 3-5
Duration: 3:17
How To Use Division To Solve A ProblemDescription: Learn how to solve division word problems that require long division. For Grades 3-5.
Duration: 1:24

TIMELINES

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Using Timelines with BCEDescription: In this video students learn what B.C.E stands for. They’ll also learn to read a timeline with BCE. Recommended for Grades 5-7.
Duration: 2:12
How to Solve the Timeline ProblemDescription: This video show you how to solve the timeline problem. Follow three simple steps to find the proper number of years gone by. For Grades 5-7.
Duration: 0:57
A Lesson On TimelinesDescription: Learn how to solve a timeline problem step by step with this problem about timetravel.
Duration: 3:04

NUMBER LINES

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How to Use a Number LineDescription: Learn what number lines are all about and how super useful these can be. You can use number lines for subtraction, to illustrate negative numbers and even in tracking buffalo. For Grades 3-8.
Duration: 2:35
Using a number line in fraction problemsDescription: How do you know where you are going? If you were going somewhere, you might type the name of the place or address into the computer to get a map. You might call someone on the phone. What if there were no phones and no computers? Watch this video to find out how travelers could use a real-life number line and fractions to find their way from one spot to another.
Duration: 3:31
Fractions on a number line and finding your wayDescription: Review of number lines and an introduction to number lines using fractions and how to use these. If you’ve ever wondered how fractions and number lines can be useful, this video is for you.
Duration: 4:49

MEASUREMENT AND DATA

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How To Find The Perimeter And PolygonsDescription: Learn how to find the perimeter of an object and how to determine if a shape is a polygon. Grades 3-5
Duration: 3:00
Area of a Base of a PyramidDescription: Learn how to find the area of the base of a pyramid and how to differentiate between a triangular pyramid and a square pyramid.
Duration: 1:15
PerimeterDescription: What is perimeter? Perimeter is the distance around an objetc. Learn how to find the perimeter of an object in this short video.
Duration: 2:21

GRAPHS

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Mayan HuntingDescription: What animals did Mayan people hunt? Use bar graphs to chart how many people one could feed with a turkey or a fish, for some helpful, visual examples. Made for Grades 5 to 7.
Duration: 1:58
Reading PictographsDescription: In this video students learn how to read pictographs with an example.
Duration: 0:39

STATISTICS

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How to Find the AverageDescription: In this video students learn how to get the mean step by step with practical examples.
Duration: 2:00
Introducing DistributionsDescription: Learn Why did the villagers throw a spear at jose? with this example about distributions.
Duration: 5:58
Using the median to build pyramidsDescription: What can I do with the median? In this video students learn how to use the median to build a pyramid.
Duration: 2:15
Explaining Distributions and Variability with Bananas and Angry VillagersDescription: This video explains variability and distribution, with an example of entering data in a table, creating a bar graph and interpreting data. For grades 5-8.
Duration: 5:15

OPERATIONS

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Operations: ExamplesDescription: This video gives you examples of problems and the right math operation to use to solve that problem.
Duration: 3:07
Operations: Key WordsDescription: There are key words to look for in a problem to figure out which math operation the problem is asking you to do. This video helps you find those operation key words.
Duration: 2:00
Math TermsDescription: Knowing basic math terms is important. This video introduces math vocabulary terms for addition, subtraction and multiplication. This is well-suited for Grades 3-5.
Duration: 2:10
5 Things to Know About SubtractionDescription: Test your subtraction knowledge and see if you know these five things in this short video about substractions. For Grades 3-5 like this.
Duration: 2:28

Math Videos in Spanish

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Encontrando el PromedioDescripción: Encontrar el promedio es fácil, en este video te enseñamos a encontrarlo paso a paso.
Duración: 2:00
¿Cuándo es la fracción igual a uno?Descripción: En este video los estudiantes aprenden cuándo una fracción es igual a uno a través de un ejemplo práctico.
Duración: 3:31
Problema más FácilDescripción: Este vídeo explica cómo quebrar un problema en dos o más partes para hacer el problema más fácil. También incluye los pasos con explicaciones detalladas de cómo resolver este problema a tu propio paso.
Duración: 2:39
VisualizarDescripción: Este video te enseña cómo visualizar un problema te ayuda a resolver un problema más fácilmente si usas objetos para imaginarte cantidades de números en ciertos. problemas.
Duración: 2:37
Construyendo un ModeloDescripción: En este video aprendes como construyendo un modelo, con usar carretas o cajas, te ayuda a sumar or multiplicar más rápido. Es otra manera de visualizar el problema.
Duración: 1:36
Línea de Tiempo con AEC en EspañolDescripción: Sabías que a diferencia de una línea numérica en matemáticas, en una línea de tiempo no hay 0. Entonces, ¿Cómo puedo resolver el problema de línea de tiempo? Descúbrelo a continuación.
Duración: 1:02
Términos de divisiónDescripción: En este video los estudiantes aprenden términos de división como: dividendo, divisor, cuociente, etc.
Duración: 3:31
Comienza desde el finalDescripción: Este video enseña a los estudiantes un consejo para resolver problemas matemáticos identificando qué es lo que realmente se pregunta.
Duración: 3:31
Quita lo que no necesitasDescripción: Quita lo que no necesitas. Información esencial: Información que necesitas. Información innecesaria: Información que no necesitas. ¡Bota la información que no necesitas!
Duración: 3:39
La abuela va a hondurasDescripción: Este video ilustra un ejemplo de problemas de tiempo, tasa y distancia y muestra cómo resolverlo en dos pasos.
Duración: 1:28
¿Por qué cazaban animales los Maya?Descripción: Una lección sobre gráficos de barras e historia al mismo tiempo.
Duración: 1:58
Explicando distribuciones y variabilidad, con plátanos y aldeanos enojadosDescripción: Este video explica los conceptos de variabilidad y distribucion, con un ejemplo de ingreso de datos en una tabla, creación de un gráfico de barras e interpretación de datos.
Duración: 5:15
El abuelo va a TexasDescripción: ¿Cuánto tiempo demorará el abuelo en llegar a Texas? Un ejemplo de un problema de tiempo, velocidad y distancia en dos idiomas.
Duración: 1:19
Resolución de problemas: Escribe los números y lo que representaDescripción: En problemas de matemáticas es fácil resolver un problema por escribir los números del problema y lo que representan.
Duración: 3:18