Jan 15, 2018
Lower Elementary Question:
Question: Lauren has $1.00 in coins. She has 1 quarter, 3 dimes, and the rest are nickels. How many nickels does Lauren have?
Upper Elementary Question:
Question: A local scout troop is hosting a fundraising t...
Jan 12, 2018
(from gizmodo.com by George Dvorsky on January 5, 2018)
Using a computer powered by an off-the-shelf Intel Core i5-6600 processor, a FedEx employee from Tennessee has discovered the largest prime number known to humanity. At 23,249,425 digits l...
Jan 9, 2018
Question: Laura has a heart-shaped necklace charm that breaks into two pieces. If the whole charm weighs 51/2 grams and one of the pieces weighs 21/2 grams, then how much does the other piece weigh?
Jan 5, 2018
Math is everywhere in our lives! Kids sometimes think that math only exists in math class, but parents know that we do math every day, in a number of different ways, both small and large. You can share this perspective with your kids to show t...
Jan 3, 2018
Question: James has a New Year’s resolution to be able to run a mile without stopping. If he can run one quarter of a mile without stopping by the end of January and he adds another quarter of a mile every month, then by the e...