## South OKC Blog

### COVID-19 Health Update and Center Procedure Changes

Mar 17, 2020 | South OKC Blog

Dear Parents and Guardians,   At Mathnasium, the well-being of our students and your families is always our first priority. We are keeping up with the latest information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and wanted to update you on how we are workin..

### Test Prep Thursday: Order of Operations - Part 2

Jul 5, 2018 | South OKC Blog

Welcome to part 2 of our Test Prep session on Order of Operations! How did you do last week? Let’s find out! -2(3-1) + 4 x 3 – 2 = 6 (40 – 18 x 2)3 ÷ 2 – 5 = 27 20 + 3[82 + 5(200 x 4 - 25) – 11] = 11,699 ..

### Careers in Math: Video Game Design

Jul 2, 2018 | South OKC Blog

What do Mathnasium students and the creators of the most popular PC game in the world have in common? They both require an understanding of algebra! Thought you’d never have a use for algebra outside of school? Think again! Eric Friedman, a software..

### Test Prep Thursday: Order of Operations

Jun 28, 2018 | South OKC Blog

Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally This is a common mnemonic device for remembering PEMDAS, the acronym for order of operations (Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division, and Addition and Subtraction). According to PEMDAS, solving equations sh..

### Summer Math Activities: Domino Duel

Jun 25, 2018 | South OKC Blog

Next on our list of summer activities is Domino Duel! Addition and multiplication are the operations of choice for this math duel! This game requires a set of dominoes and some addition and multiplication knowledge. To play, have 2 players set the do..

### Test Prep Thursday: Equations of Circles

Jun 21, 2018 | South OKC Blog

Which of the following gives the equation for the circle in the standard (x,y) coordinate plane with a center at (4, 8) and a radius of 10 units? (x-4)2 + (y-8)2 = 100 (x+4)2 + (y+8)2 = 100 (x-4)2 + (y-8)2 = 10 (x..

### Summer Chess Workshop

Jun 18, 2018 | South OKC Blog

Summer is going strong at Mathnasium thanks to our chess workshop! Every Monday-Thursday from noon to 1:00 pm, we host a chess workshop before instruction begins, where students are free to come in and learn the ins and outs of chess. Chess is a timeless ..

### Test Prep Thursday: Special Right Triangles

Jun 14, 2018 | South OKC Blog

In the figure to the left, what is the measure of c?   Seeing a right triangle, your first instinct might be to try the Pythagorean theorem. However, with the measure of only one side, we can’t use this method to find c. Our nex..