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# Mathnasium of Tallahassee Weekly Updates and Session Scheduling Reminder

Mar 25, 2023 | Location Tallahassee

Reminder: The calendar is open to schedule sessions through April 6.

Updates for the Week Ending March 24:

• ​​Easter Holiday - April 9 - Mathnasium will be closed

• ​​Question of the Week

## In-Center Instruction Sessions

The calendar to schedule In-Center sessions is open for scheduling through April 6.

As a reminder, each Friday, we open a new week on the calendar.

## @Home Online Instruction Sessions

The calendar to schedule @Home online sessions is open for scheduling through April 6.

As a reminder, each Friday, we open a new week on the calendar.

## Easter Sunday - April 9

Mathnasium will be closed Sunday, April 9, for the Easter Holiday.

We will resume regular instruction hours on Monday, April 10.

## Question of the Week

Mathletes can earn a full Reward Card if they are able to complete our Question of the Week.  See below for this week’s problems.  They can share their answers during sessions either at the center or @Home.

Lower Elementary:
Jack builds a sand castle with 8 different sand molds. The smallest mold holds 1½ cups of sand. The next mold holds 3 cups of sand. The third mold holds 6 cups of sand, and the fourth holds 12 cups of sand. If the pattern continues, then how much sand does the biggest mold hold?

Upper Elementary:
Aria, Brett, and Chelsea bounce a beach ball between them 100 times. Aria bounces the ball to Brett, Brett bounces the ball to Chelsea, Chelsea bounces the ball to Aria, and the pattern continues. Who bounces the ball the 100th time?

Middle School:
Ava collects 4 more than twice as many sea shells as Ben. Ben collects 1 fewer than half as many as Carla. Carla collects 200 sea shells. How many sea shells does Ava collect?

Algebra and Up:
A circular beach umbrella with an area of 16π square feet casts a circular shadow with a circumference of 16π feet. What is the circumference of an umbrella at the same height that casts a shadow whose area is 256π square feet? (For the purposes of this exercise, pretend umbrellas are flat circles instead of domes.)
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