Love is in the air, and at Mathnasium, we're all about spreading the joy of learning, especially when it comes to math! As Valentine's Day approaches, we've found a unique way to intertwine the world of numbers with the season of love.
Added Dec 9, 2015
This week's word problem features one of our favorite holiday symbols—the Christmas tree! Give it a shot; we'll post the answer tomorrow!
While outside shopping for the perfect Christmas tree, Justine stands next to a tree that is 10 feet tall. Justine is 48 inches tall and casts a 5–foot shadow. How long is the shadow that the tree casts in feet?
Though the Christmas tree as we know it has been much-loved Christmas tradition since at least the 16th century, did you know that its origin can be traced as far back as pre-Christian Europe? Read more Christmas tree history here!