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Remember if you are helping your child with their Maths homework, the terminology with regard to addition and subtraction may have changed considerably since your own school days - terms like 'borrowing' and 'paying back' are no longer used - instead you will hear your kids use terms such as 're-grouping' and 're-naming'. In order to help rather than confuse your child it is important to understand the way these concepts are taught now in schools.

Before helping your child with subtraction, watch and listen to the NCCA Multi-Media presentation on Subtraction using re-naming by clicking on the image below

Click on the following PDF 'Tip Sheet' from the NCCA for a step-by-step guide to hep your child with subtraction.

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