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    Importance of Mental Calculation Importance of Mental Calculation Presentation Transcript

    • Why calculate in mind, when I have my calculator?
    • 7 x 9 – 8 + 10? PHYSICAL MENTAL
    •  It is essential because it lays the foundation for more complex maths.  It provides both tools for solving problems and filters for evaluating answers.  It is an excellent way to stimulate one's mind. Research has proven that there is a direct relation between numbers, brain stimulation and development.  Thinking is what makes us human--not dependance on machines to do our thinking for us!
    •  Importance of mental math. In Factonia. (2012). Retrieved July 10, 2013, from http://www.factonia.com/mentalmath  Seeley, Cathy L. (2005). Do the Math in Your Head! From The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Retrieved July 10, 2013, from http://www.nctm.org/uploadedFiles/About_NCTM/President/Past_Presidents_Messag es/Seeley_Messages/2005_12_mathhead.pdf  Why Is Mental Math Important? In Ask Dr. Math. (2004). Retrieved July 10, 2013, from http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/view/65180.html  Why mental maths is important. In Mums Limited. (n.d.) Retrieved July 10, 2013, from http://www.mumsnet.com/learning/maths/why-mental-maths-is-important