May 26, 2016
Question: A starship begins its mission with 100 fuel units. It uses 25 fuel units on the first leg of its mission, 50 fuel units on the second leg of its mission, and 5 units on the last leg of its mission. How many fuel units ...
May 18, 2016
Question: Ellie breaks open her piggy bank and finds the coins below. How much money does Ellie have?
Solution: Ellie has 1 half dollar worth 50¢, 2 quarters worth 25¢ each, 2 dimes worth 10¢ each...
May 10, 2016
Question: The Moon is 3,500 kilometers wide. The Earth is 12,700 kilometers wide. How many kilometers wider is the Earth than the Moon?
Answer: 9,200 kilometers
Solution: To solve the problem, we want to set up a v...
May 5, 2016
Parents, if there’s one golden nugget of math advice we can pass along to help you set your family up for math success, this Washington Post op-ed by Petra Bonfert-Taylor sums it up:
Stop telling kids you’re bad at math. You are spreading ma...
Dec 7, 2015
JULY 06, 2015
When it comes to math, American students' standardized testing scores look downright bleak compared to those of their peers in countries as large as Germany and Canada and as small as Liechtenstein and Denmark. That impression ext...