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How to Add Fractions

Fractions! The sound of the name sends chills up your spine. Nothing is more sinister or devious, the bane of every school child. People have awoken in the middle of the night screaming in terror, reliving their fifth grade teacher calling on them to add… FRACTIONS! If you were as traumatized as I was with […]

How to Read a Ruler

I know back in school, woodworks class to be more specific, measurements were the bane of my existence. I just wanted to cut things up and hammer, not really caring how they looked in the end. My woodworks teacher instilled long sessions drilling me on how to read a ruler and the golden rule of […]

How to Read a Tape Measure

One night, you hear a crash. Out you run into your spare room and see that your bookshelf has just collapsed. You decide then that instead of spending money on a cheap replacement only to have it break again, you’re going to build your own bookshelf out of some sturdy oak. Before getting into a […]