# Basic Operations RESOURCES

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**Math Doesn’t Suck**

Here’s a great book for middle school girls with practical tips and extra practice problems.

**Kiss My Math**

This is another book by Danica McKellar geared toward pre algebra girls.

**What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Parents and Teachers Can Help Children Learn to Love Their Least Favorite Subject**

This is an interesting book for parents and teachers alike, although we have no idea why math would be anyone’s least favorite subject…

**Operation Order**

A quick game to practice problems, using order of operations. Try the hardest level.

**Order of Operations**

Simple practice problems when you are just starting out. This game
practices JUST the *order* operations are
performed, not the operations themselves.

**Factor Game**

Here’s an awesome game of strategy using factors. Just try to beat the computer!

**Product Game**

This is a two-player game to practice finding factors of numbers.

**Factorize**

Here’s a nice activity to visually find the factors of a number.

**The Product Game**

This site has a four-day lesson plan to work with factors, products, and prime numbers.

**Prime Factorization Tool**

This prime factorization tool will factorize even the biggest numbers. Great for checking your answers!

**Prime Curios!**

Some fun trivia about prime numbers.

**Factor Trees, GCF, and LCM**

This is a fabulous tool to practice factor trees, LCM and GFC!

**Math, Prime Factorization, Multiples, Factors**

This site has a fun Jeopardy game to play with one or two players. It’s good for practice with factorizing and finding multiples.

**The Highest Common Factor and the Lowest Common Multiple**

Here is a cute, quick game to practice LCM and GCF.

**Math Problems with LCM & GCF**

Great practice word problems involving LCM and GCF.

**Line Jumper**

This site shows a good example of using number line to add fractions.

**Color Chips - Addition**

This site shows a nice illustration of using plusses and minuses to solve addition problems.

**Volt Meter**

Here’s an application to explore addition of integers using battery voltage.

**Arithmetic Four**

This is a fun 2-player game that can use all operations with integers. It’s similar to the old-favorite Connect Four.

**Secret Worlds: The Universe Within**

This is an interactive view from the Milky Way to a leaf as seen through powers of 10.

**Square Root Flashcards**

These are flash cards for practicing square roots.

**XPMath**

Here are two quick games for practicing scientific notation.

**Zero, Negative, and Fractional Powers**

This is a nice little tool for students practicing more advanced powers and roots.