What is a number?

In my previous blog post I explored some of the reasons why you might consider having a tutor for your child. One reason was to develop a child’s skills and confidence in maths: this can be achieved by giving them a better understanding of mathematical concepts, numbers and problem-solving. In this blog post I will look at ways of building on a child’s numeracy skills, which will equip them with strategies to handle the number problems which are found in all areas of mathematics, from addition and subtraction to data handling and measurement....

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