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Math Hacks

If you’ve ever felt negative about numbers, help is here! Let Math Hacks show you the way, step-by-step, with addition, subtraction, positive and negative numbers, multiplication, division and more! PLUS it’s loaded with advice so you can reduce your stress and anxiety over math.

Here are just a few examples.

Math Hacks cover

152 Pages
Ages 7-12>
ISBN 9781443163163

NOTE: This book was created to address the math that kids report they have the most difficulty understanding.

The recommended Grade 3-6 level is just a general guideline. Everyone can use this book – even grownups!

And if you’re completely organized and already have a copy of Math Hacks, congrats! There are a few things we didn’t have room for in the book, but it’s stuff you will TOTALLY want to know. Like, what is up with BEDMAS, a ratios reality check and more!



Flash cards are the BEST for knowing your times tables like a boss. Pick a number and get started!

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

1 × 1
1 × 2
1 × 3
1 × 4
1 × 5
1 × 6
1 × 7
1 × 8
1 × 9
1 × 10
1 × 11
1 × 12
Times table

First Round: Click on a card to see the answer.
Second Round: Try to recall the answer before you click on a card.


Quick tips to help you do your best!


Hey, Math Hackers . . . Here is our approved list of cool math tools!

And just so you know, for your security, the links below are not live links. You’ll need to copy and paste them into a new browser window or ask an adult caregiver to help.

Fave Websites

Fave Apps

The apps below require payment of a small fee, but you’ll find it’s totally worth it!


Vanessa Vakharia

A message just for YOU.

Vanessa Vakharia is the founder and director of The Math Guru, a super-cool math and science tutoring studio in Toronto.

She believes ANYONE can be rock-star good at math. She herself failed Grade 11 math twice — which was the best thing that ever happened to her — but went on to receive a Masters of Math Education.

Speaking of rock stars, Vanessa is also in a band where she plays the keytar and belts lead vocals.

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