
How would YOU simplify arithmetic?
Posted:
Jun 25, 2012 2:53 AM


In Australia more students than ever leave school without basic numeracy skills.
So if YOU were starting from scratch, how would you simplify arithmetic?
For the sake of the question, we'll assume: ten numerals 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 four operations +  x ÷ equality sign =
I am not seeking pedagogical replies or contributions. Instead how can arithmetic ITSELF be made simpler?

