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Plotting Points, Plotting ProductsSun, 12 Feb 2017 15:51:59 +0000en-UShourly1https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9Just 21. Our children can do it.
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 22:09:04 +0000http://xycharts.com/?p=877Learning the multiplication table by heart is essential. No matter what fashion of math education the schools are following, we parents ought to make sure that our children learn the 100 multiplication facts by heart. This is very likely best achieved at home. It’s not that difficult. When you consider certain patterns and the easier […]

]]>Learning the multiplication table by heart is essential. No matter what fashion of math education the schools are following, we parents ought to make sure that our children learn the 100 multiplication facts by heart. This is very likely best achieved at home. It’s not that difficult. When you consider certain patterns and the easier numbers, the facts are reduced from 100 to 21. I remember how effortlessly my 7 and 8 year-olds learned 150 random Pokemon names within a week! Wouldn’t the motivation be even greater for critical math facts? Please see this demonstrated in the following video:

]]>Multiplication and Calculus
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 18:17:59 +0000http://xycharts.com/?p=871Through the placement of the single digit multiplication facts within the first quadrant of the Cartesian coordinate system connections between arithmetic and calculus become visible. Consider the similarities between the product as the area of a 5 by 6 rectangle and the area under the curve of the constant function, f(x) = 6, over the […]

]]>Through the placement of the single digit multiplication facts within the first quadrant of the Cartesian coordinate system connections between arithmetic and calculus become visible. Consider the similarities between the product as the area of a 5 by 6 rectangle and the area under the curve of the constant function, f(x) = 6, over the closed partition [0,5]. Of course, the multiplication learner and even her grade school teacher will not consciously recognize nor understand this, but the visual impression will be made as the facts are studied using the X•Y Chart. Think subliminal advertising with a higher purpose. See this in action here:

]]>Evolution of the Multiplication Table
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 01:52:13 +0000http://xycharts.com/?p=865The Evolution of the Multiplication Table

]]>Plotting Points, Plotting Products
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:55:10 +0000http://xycharts.com/?p=847 The Evolution of the Multiplication Table Points and Products The Evolution of the Multiplication Table (Vine: 6 sec.) < Come back soon to view the next video in the series.