“I pulled my diaper down like undies!”

I adore watching my 3 year old son attend to a task and persevere. This morning he got himself out of bed, announced he had to “go pee pee” and marched into the bathroom by himself. He still wears a nighttime diaper, so he requested help getting the diaper off. I responded, “Try it by … Continue reading “I pulled my diaper down like undies!”

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What’s In a Name

Who can ever remember which is the minuend and which is the subtrahend? Why couldn't they be called something easy, like “addends,” where both have the same name!? So simple. It makes sense that they have different names since commutative property doesn’t apply to subtraction. The two numbers at play have different roles. Sure. I … Continue reading What’s In a Name