The great thing is that we have a ton of
awesome cool math lessons!
The bad thing is that we have so much that
it can be overwhelming for someone new to the site and you might not
know where to start and where to look for what you need for you or
So, I've created this page to give you an
overview of what we have for cool math lessons.
First of all, Coolmath (for lessons) is
broken into two different websites:
Coolmath.com for ages 13 and up
(Content-wise, it's fractions and up through
Pre-Algebra, Algebra and Precalculus)
Coolmath4kids.com for ages up to 12
(Content-wise, it's 1+1 Arithmetic up through
We have fractions on both sites because,
even though kids learn them around the 4th grade, it's the most
common topic that students (even grown-ups) forget and need to
If this is enough info for you, you can
just shoot over to what you need right now...
lessons at Coolmath.com
Cool math lessons for kids at Coolmath4kids.com
But, if you want more details, here's an
outline of what you'll find at each website:
Addition Lessons - Cool math lesson for parents and kids to
work through together, these lessons start with teaching kids
what adding means and goes up through harder things like adding
three-digit numbers and doing addition up in your head.
Subtraction Lessons - Cool math lesson for parents and kids
to work through together, these lessons start with teaching kids
what subtracting means and goes up through harder things like
subtracting three-digit numbers and doing subtraction up in your
Times Tables Multiplication and Division Lessons - Cool math
lessons for kids and parents to work through together, these
lessons start with understanding what multiplying and dividing
means and works up through harder things like
long division... And, yes, kids really DO need to memorize
their times tables!!
Fraction Lessons - Heck, even some of my college students
were still tortured by fractions, but they don't have to feel
hard. These cool math lessons go slowly and are very easy
to understand. Start from the beginning for the best
Pre-Algebra Lessons - These cool math lessons cover topics
like fractions, decimals, negative numbers, prime and composite
numbers, GCF's and LCM's, exponents and more. These topics
are about 4th grade and up till when they go into Algebra.
Lessons - These cool math lessons cover most topics found in
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Beginning Algebra, Intermediate Algebra,
College Algebra and Precalculus Algebra.
Precalculus Lessons - The Algebra part is covered thoroughly
in our Algebra area, but we have a great set of cool math
Precalculus review lessons that include some Trigonometry to get
students ready for Calculus. This shows exactly how the
precalculus math students learn is really used in Calculus.
One would think that they do that in Precalculus classes, but
they don't do it often enough! These lessons will make
sure that a student is ready to hit the ground running on the
first day of their Calculus class!
If you'll cruise around the sites, you'll
also find that we have fun lessons in other cool math topics like
tessellations, fractals, the geometry of crop circles and more.
When you are on each site, just look for the "lessons" link in the
top navigation and that page will give you all the info you need!