## East Regina Blog

### Mathnasium #MathTricks: Percents (Commutative Property)

Feb 14, 2022 | East Regina Blog

Welcome to Mathnasium’s Math Tricks! Here’s a trick to calculate percentages using the commutative property of multiplication. Let’s do this! ðŸ‘   To find 48% of 50 means to multiply 48 x  x 50. We can u..

### Math Is More Than Numbers

Feb 18, 2021 | East Regina Blog

Using Math to Improve Important Life Skills On the surface, math may seem like it’s all about numbers and formulas. However, this versatile subject is about much more than just counting, adding, and subtracting. Discover why mat..

### Math Tips for Parents, K-5: Introduction and Counting

Jan 20, 2021 | East Regina Blog

Parents often ask us what they can do to help their children understand, master, and love math. Well, this happens to be right up our alley. In fact, it’s our mission! Our team of master educators has..

### Number Sense Is the Key to Success in Math!

Jan 13, 2021 | East Regina Blog

Regardless of age or skill level, there are almost always gaps in a child’s foundational understanding that, if addressed, would boost their success in math. When we give assessments to children in our math learning centres, we se..

### Word Problem Wednesday: Its A Wild World Out There

Dec 23, 2020 | East Regina Blog

Animals in the wild are amazing! Whether it’s a sea turtle, a blue whale, a giant panda, or a lemur, they pique our interest and capture our hearts with their unique and untamed ways. This week’s word problems focus on the..

### Word Problem Wednesday: Fractional Reasoning

Dec 16, 2020 | East Regina Blog

When you take a whole item and break it into equal parts, what you get is one — or more — of those equal parts; these are known as fractions. This may sound very math-y and complicated, but each of us works with fractions all the..

### Word Problem Wednesday: Mathematical Mixed Bag lll

Dec 9, 2020 | East Regina Blog

The great thing about word problems is that they help us understand the world around us. This week we have another “mathematical mixed bag” of questions ranging from flowers in a garden to kitten sleeps. So look below and choo..

### Word Problem Friday: All In Good Measure

Nov 7, 2020 | East Regina Blog

Measuring allows us to find out the extent, quantity, amount, or degree of something. And we use our abilities to measure in a lot of different ways. From figuring out what size of clothes we should wear — to buying the right sized couch for our..