Word Problem Wednesday: Pleasant Pastimes

By Mathnasium | November 25, 2020

There are so many fun ways to pass our time. And whether we’re fishing, visiting theme parks or jet skiing, there are always opportunities to put math into the mix.

This week’s word problems will help your child think critically and fine-tune their math skills while pondering their own favorite hobbies. Look below and choose the one that’s the right skill level for your child. Have them give it a try. And when they feel they’ve found the answer, check their solution against ours on the next page.

Word Problem Wednesday: How Much … How Many? (Part Deux)

By Mathnasium | November 18, 2020

Last week, our word problems gave kids such great practice in figuring out “how much or how many” of a given thing, we decided to go another round!

This week’s problems help answer practical questions such as “How much food do we need to buy for our family pets?” and “How many tickets did we sell for the event?” So delve into the problems below and choose the one that’s the right skill level for your child. Have them give it a try. And when they feel they’ve found the answer, check their solution against ours on the next page.

Word Problem Wednesday: How Much … How Many?

By Mathnasium | November 11, 2020

“How many clothes can I fit into my suitcase?” “How far can we get on a gallon of gas?” These are the types of questions we ask ourselves all the time, but may not realize that we can arrive at the answers by using math!

This week’s word problems will give you and your child practice in figuring out “how much or how many” of a given thing. Read the problems below and choose the one that’s the right skill level for your child. Have them give it a try. And when they feel they’ve found the answer, check their solution against ours on the next page.

Word Problem Wednesday: All In Good Measure

By Mathnasium | November 4, 2020

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 homes, we rely on measurement to make things fit.

This week’s word problems will put your child’s ability to measure to the test. Read the problems below and choose the one that’s the right skill level for your child. Have them give it a try. And when they feel they’ve found the answer, check their solution against ours on the next page.

Word Problem Wednesday: Getting A Handle On Homework

By Mathnasium | October 28, 2020

When we’re in school, it seems like the homework never ends. Day after day, class after class, we’re asked to put the things we learn into practice. And it requires a certain amount of dedication to get — and stay — on top of our assignments.

This week’s word problems feature various students handling homework like pros. Read the problems below and choose the one that’s the right skill level for your child. Have them give it a try. And when they feel they’ve found the answer, check their solution against ours on the next page.

Word Problem Wednesday: School Scenarios

By Mathnasium | October 21, 2020

School provides a myriad of opportunities to think critically and apply math skills in the most unusual ways. Whether it’s while making a collage in art class or splitting into groups for music class, one just never knows when they’re going to pop up.

This week’s word problems feature real-life scenarios where students can use their math knowledge. Read the problems below and choose the one that’s the right skill level for your child. Have them give it a try. And when they feel they’ve found the answer, check their solution against ours on the next page.

Word Problem Wednesday: Mixed Bag Déjà vu’

By Mathnasium | October 14, 2020

Holy déjà vu’, math man… it’s another mathematical mixed bag! Last week’s word problems were all about using math skills to navigate real-life situations. This week, since these kinds of scenarios are endless, we are sharing some more.  

Read the problems below and choose the one that’s the right skill level for your child. Have them give it a try. And when they feel they’ve found the answer, check their solution against ours on the next page.

Word Problem Wednesday: Mathematical Mixed Bag

By Mathnasium | October 7, 2020

Life is so diverse, you never know what might come your way as you go through each day. This week, we have a mixed bag of word problems to help children apply mathematical knowledge to a variety of situations.

Read the problems below and choose the one that’s the right skill level for your child. Have them give it a try. And when they feel they’ve found the answer, check their solution against ours on the next page.

Word Problem Wednesday: Dollars and Sense

By Mathnasium | September 30, 2020

Money is an important part of everyday life, and it just makes sense to know the function of dollars and cents.

This week’s word problems focus on understanding value and calculating purchases. Read the problems below and choose the one that’s the right skill level for your child. Have them give it a try. And when they feel they’ve found the answer, check their solution against ours on the next page.

New Mathnasium Virtual Backgrounds!

By Marketing Department | September 27, 2020

Spending hours on the computer for distance learning — and work — can be a little tedious. So why not inject some fun into the day? 

Now available: Our FREE Mathnasium virtual backgrounds! With several whimsically engaging designs to choose from, each member of your family can express their unique personality.

Click on the name of the background to see a preview. When you find one that you like, click the “DOWNLOAD” button next to it and save it to your computer. You can then upload it onto your digital platform of choice. If you decide you like more than one, that’s okay too. There’s no limit to the number you can have, so feel free to collect the whole set!