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Word Problem Wednesday: Celebrating Pi Day

Mar 15, 2017

  Another fantastic Pi Day has come and gone.  What did YOU do to mark the day in a positive, irrational and/or constant way?  Solve today’s Word Problem Wednesday to see what Molly did… then come back tomorrow to check your answer! Molly ma...



Word Problem Wednesday: Knit Hats

Mar 8, 2017

  We’re not hank-ing any skeins here!  Did you know that the largest knitted hat in the world is 66 feet in circumference and nearly 57 feet tall?  (Industrias Textiles de Sudamerica - Lima, Peru, 26 April 2015)   It’s a good thing most hat...



Word Problem Wednesday: Jack & The Beanstalk

Mar 1, 2017

  Fee-fi-fo-fum, we smell mathematical proportion fun! A fairytale favorite is the inspiration for today's Word Problem Wednesday.  See if you can solve this teaser and check back tomorrow for the answer. Jack casts an 8' shadow.  If Jack...



Word Problem Wednesday: Birdfeeders

Feb 22, 2017

  Spring is just around the corner.  Flowers will soon be blooming, critters will be stirring from hibernation holes, and birds will be looking for feeders… such “peckish” little creatures!   See if you can solve this week’s bird feeder word...



Word Problem Wednesday: Valentine's Day Meal

Feb 15, 2017

  Happy Wednesday, Mathnasium fans - here’s hoping you had a fantastic Valentine’s Day!  Like many of those out there who celebrated, this week’s word problem wraps up the day of love with dinner.  See if you can solve the problem and check bac...


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