My daughters first grade teacher didn't tell us anything more except we know it's subtraction.Answer Question
Answer by 07lilmama1108 at 12:17 AM on May. 30, 2009
Answer by HisMommySince07 at 12:21 AM on May. 30, 2009
Answer by seasidegrandma at 12:57 AM on May. 30, 2009
PP is correct. Doubles is adding that same number to itself:
1+1, 2+2, 3+3, etc.
Doubles minus one is adding a number to the number one less than it:
2+1, 3+2, 4+3, etc.
They keep changing the math is taught because research shows children learn more using new techniques. Not all kids learn their facts best using this method, but it does help many.
Answer by MAUREEN55 at 12:24 PM on May. 30, 2009
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