Elementary Math (K-6th) Tutorial
Mental Math Addition
Mental math is a valuable tool that can save you time during a test. With some simple tricks and practice, this is a skill you can acquire.
1. Separate the two values into their expanded form:
2. Group them by place value:
3. Add the numbers that belong in the same place value:
4. Add the resulting numbers together:
***NOTE: THIS IS ALL DONE MENTALLY AND WHEN TACKLING ANY PROBLEM WITH THIS METHOD IT SHOULD ALSO BE DONE MENTALLY***