# What is a math drill?

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**Math drills**are sets of

**math**questions that help students improve their accuracy and speed. Usually a

**math drill**is on a particular topic, though it's possible to create

**math drills**with a mixture of topics. Very often

**math drills**are timed, or even if they aren't, the goal is to complete it quickly and accurately.

Subsequently, one may also ask, what is a math fact?

The **math facts** are the sums and products of the numbers from 1 to 9, as well as the related subtraction and division problems: Addition from 1 + 1 to 9 + 9. Subtraction from 1 – 1 to 18 – 9. Multiplication from 1 × 1 to 9 × 9.

**Timed tests**for

**math**facts have become very popular in the US. Teachers use them to check if students can quickly recall

**math**facts (automaticity). However,

**timed tests**also have some drawbacks, which can be really damaging: They promote and single-handedly CAUSE

**math**anxiety.

Keeping this in consideration, how do you practice math facts?

“Let's **practice math facts**!”

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- Roll the dice. Dice can be used in so many different ways when it comes to math.
- Play math bingo.
- Find fun ways to teach multiplication.
- Turn regular board games into math games.
- Play War.
- Go online.
- Make your own deck of cards.
- Make a recipe.

**Multiplication Facts** to **12** × **12** = 144.