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Word Problem Wednesday: Feasting with Friends

Jan 10, 2018

  The best banquet is the one you can share with your buddies! Even bare fare such as bread and butter is made better by sharing. But before you dig in, you’ll want to make sure you have enough. In this week’s math word problem challenge, Benja...



Word Problem Wednesday: Happy New Year Challenge!

Jan 3, 2018

  Happy 2018 fellow math lovers! Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to improve your math skills? We think that’s a great goal, and we can help you do it in a FUN way! Visit the Mathnasium Number Sense blog every Wednesday to find a new word ...



Word Problem Wednesday: Gingerbread Cookies

Dec 20, 2017

Q: How do elderly gingerbread people walk around? A: With candy canes! As you’re baking your tasty treats this holiday season, remember to bring your math skills with you into the kitchen—and everywhere! You can start with this week’s word pro...



Math in the Real World: Counting

Dec 19, 2017

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 the...



Math in the Competitive Global Job Market

Dec 18, 2017

  Students often wonder when they're going to use their school subjects in real life. Some say they're not going to enter math-related fields and therefore don't need to pay attention to math studies. Others want to learn a specific type of mat...


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