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"Adding Parents to the Equation"  aims to help parents help their kids with their math. (Paris Alston/WBUR)
"Adding Parents to the Equation" aims to help parents help their kids with their math. (Paris Alston/WBUR)

School is back in session, and if you're a parent trying to help your kid with their math, it can sometimes feel like Mr. Incredible getting frustrated over his son's homework.

This sentiment can leave many parents feeling discouraged. But a new book, "Adding Parents to the Equation: Understanding Your Child's Elementary School Math," has some ideas for how to make things easier.

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Hilary Kreisberg, mathematics professor and director of the Center for Mathematics Achievement at Lesley University. She tweets @Dr_Kreisberg.

Matthew Beyranevand, K-12 mathematics department coordinator for Chelmsford Public Schools, and a mathematics and education professor at UMass Lowell and Fitchburg State. He tweets @MathWithMatthew.

This segment aired on September 10, 2019.

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