# Kids: Homework Help: Math

## I Hate Math!

"I don't get it!" "I'll never need this stuff!" "When I grow up, I'm not going to become a (fill in blank) so I won't need math!" "I hate math!!!"

The truth is, math is all around. You use math to play games, and to keep score. You use math to tell time, to count money, to bake a cake, to find a radio or t.v. station, and lots of other activities where numbers are involved.

"Fractions are stupid!" - fractions aren't as easy as counting "1, 2, 3..", but chances are you'll need to know them later on.

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Definition of Fractions
 1/2 = one of two equal parts 1/4 = one of four equal parts 1/8 = one of eight equal parts 3/8 = three of eight equal parts 1/10 = one of ten equal parts
Fraction = Decimal
 1/2 = .5 1/4 = .25 1/8 = .125 1/3 = .333... 3/4 = .75 7/8 = .875 1/10 = .1 1/100 = .01 1/1000 = .001
Inches, Feet & Yards
 1 foot = 12 inches 1 yard = 3 feet 1 yard = 36 inches