Arithmetic Slide Shows

An Innovative Way to Better Understand Arithmetic

Producing animated Powerpoints is a time consuming task; therefore it will take time to make our entire arithmetic course available in this format.  Herb has graciously given us permission to post unedited first drafts of his scripts that will be used as the basis of the Powerpoint presentations. 

Click on links below to view slide shows.   * To optimize viewing slide shows, see note below table.

 
Lesson 0 - Prelude to Mathematics as a Second Language
 

Prelude Part 1

Prelude Part 2

 Lesson 1 - Development of Numbers

Origins of Counting

Roman Numerals - Sand Reckoner

Place Value

Lesson 2 - Whole Number Arithmetic

Whole Number Addition

Subtraction ("Unaddition")

Whole Number Multiplication Part 1

Whole Number Multiplication Part 2

Whole Number Divison

Enrichment: Introduction to Number Bases

 Lesson 3 - Fractions Are Numbers Too

Prelude To Fractions

Fractions Are Numbers Too: Part 1

Fractions Are Numbers Too: Part 2

Fractions Are Numbers Too: Part 3

Fractions Are Numbers Too: Part 4

Fractions Are Numbers Too: Part 5

Fractions Are Numbers Too: Part 6

Fractions Are Numbers Too: Appendix Prime Numbers and LCM's

Fractions Are Numbers Too: Appendix Cartesian Products

Lesson 4 - Mixed Numbers

Mixed Numbers - What are they?

Addition and Subtraction of Mixed Numbers

Multiplication of Mixed Numbers

Division of Mixed Numbers

Application to Percents

Lesson 5  - Decimal Fractions or Place Value Revisited

Prelude to Decimal Fractions

Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Fractions

Multiplication of Decimal Fractions

Division of Decimal Fractions Part 1

Division of Decimal Fractions Part 2

Division of Decimal Fractions Part 3

Introduction to Irrational Numbers

* NOTE: If you are using MS PowerPoint 2007 and find the output uncomfortably slow you can do either (1) or (2):

(1) Use the following link to download PowerPoint Viewer 2007  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=048DC840-14E1-467D-8DCA-19D2A8FD7485&displaylang=en

(2) Left-click (PC users) or press <return> (MAC users) at the start of each slide and / or whenever the prompt "Next" appears. This causes the next section of the page to appear iimmediately.

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We wish to acknowledge the support of the Gabriella and Paul Rosenbaum Foundation in helping us develop the content on this website.  Without the support of the Foundation and its president, Madge Goldman, much of the material that will be posted here would not have existed.

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