Mental Math
Anatomically your brain is not a muscle, however, it needs to be exercised analogous to a exercising your muscles. The benefit of exercising your brain are: reduced risk of cognitive decline and related diseases and your brain grows stronger and faster. Some ways to "exercise" your brain are:
Throughout your math course you are encouraged to use mental math as a means to "exercise" your brain. Watch the following videos that review tips and tricks for calculating math in your head.
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Throughout your math course you are encouraged to use mental math as a means to "exercise" your brain. Watch the following videos that review tips and tricks for calculating math in your head.

Mental Math Addition Tricks 

The Secret to Mental Addition 

Multiplying and Divide by multiples of 10, 100 and 1000 

Multiply by 9 

Multiplication Facts 6 to 9Watch this video for a neat trick on multiplication facts between 6 and 9.
