Taking Frustration out of the Equation

“I can’t do math” is often a child’s plea for help with addition and subtraction problems. Our math tutors can lend a hand. We identify exactly where your child needs to start to get the best results. Then, using positive encouragement and your child’s personal learning plan, our math tutors make addition and subtraction fun and manageable. Whether your child is brushing up on “one plus one” or developing fluency in multi-digit operations, your child will soar with newfound confidence and skills.

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1st Grade Addition and Subtraction

With our 1st grade math tutoring, your child will learn how to:

  • Understand addition and subtraction concepts using concrete objects and pictorial representation
  • Add and subtract two, one-digit numbers without using objects or pictures
  • Add a two-digit number to a one- or two-digit number with no regrouping
  • Add three or more one-digit numbers
  • Identify fact families with sums 0-18
  • Subtract a one- and two-digit number from a two-digit number with no regrouping

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2nd Grade Addition and Subtraction

With our 2nd grade math tutoring, your child will learn how to:

  • Demonstrate the associative, commutative and zero property of addition
  • Develop computational fluency in addition and subtraction
  • Add three two-digit numbers, as well as two- and three-digit numbers with no regrouping
  • Subtract two- and three-digit numbers with regrouping, as well as a one-digit number from a two-digit number with regrouping
  • Subtract two two-digit numbers with regrouping as well as two- or three-digit numbers with regrouping

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3rd Grade Addition and Subtraction

With our 3rd grade math tutoring, your child will learn how to:

  • Add two-, three- and four-digit numbers with regrouping
  • Subtract a three- or four-digit number from a four-digit number with regrouping

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4th Grade Addition and Subtraction

With our 4th grade math tutoring, your child will learn how to:

  • Add two or more multi-digit numbers with regrouping
  • Subtract multi-digit numbers with regrouping
  • Use estimation strategies for addition and subtraction

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5th Grade Addition and Subtraction

With our 5th grade math tutoring, your child will learn how to:

  • Add and subtract multi-digit numbers without using a calculator
  • Subtract multi-digit numbers without using a calculator

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6th Grade Addition and Subtraction

With our 6th grade math tutoring, your child will learn how to:

  • Multiply and divide multi-digit numbers
  • Use estimation to solve problems involving mixed numbers
  • Add and subtract positive and negative integers
  • Evaluate numerical expressions using the order of operations
  • Solve algebraic equations with one variable using addition and subtraction
  • Select the appropriate unit of measure for length, area, mass and volume
  • Begin to explore concepts of area, perimeter and volume
  • Choose an appropriate strategy for solving one- and two-step word problems

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