Posted by Angela on .
How is the term borrowing in subtraction confusing for children to learn?

borrowing in subtraction 
Writeacher,
While helping my grandkids when they were first learning subtraction, the word "regrouping" was the confusing word. When I used the word "borrowing" and then demonstrated it, they understood. So my question for you is this: Is the term "borrowing" confusing for children?

borrowing in subtraction 
Ms. Sue,
Check out these sites.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5mXVjbpjxY
http://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/additionsubtraction/sub_borrowing/v/subtraction3introductiontoborrowingorregrouping
http://www.proteacher.org/c/325_subtraction_with_regrouping.html