Mental Math Strategies

Mental math skills is important. You can develop your mental math skills by doing one of the following:

  • You can learn to add numbers quickly.
  • You can move the numbers around in your head.
  • You can round numbers.
  • You can simplify the problems.
  • You can develop your mental math strategies.
  • You can practice these mental strategies.

So, working out calculations in your head is referred to as mental math. There are a number of mental math strategies you can use.

Here is a video slide explaining mental strategies. You may pause the video as you move through it.


Mental Math Challenges