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    Word Problem Wednesday: Extend Your Reach

    Word Problem Wednesday: Extend Your Reach

    Feb 14, 2018

    Hey,  problem solvers!  This week’s Word Problem Wednesday is going to help you extend your reach.  Put your math skills to the test in today’s...




    Artist Hillel Smith: Using Math to Create Art

    Artist Hillel Smith: Using Math to Create Art

    Feb 12, 2018

     

    Every single day, Hillel Smith uses math to create art. It’s not “fractal art” or computer-driven design. He simply needs math to produce the...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Foundational Math Skills At The Amusement Park

    Word Problem Wednesday: Foundational Math Skills At The Amusement Park

    Feb 7, 2018

    Life is like a roller coaster, full of ups and downs, but you can always count on math to give you a smooth ride! In this week’s word problem...




    When Should Kids Start Learning Math?

    When Should Kids Start Learning Math?

    Feb 5, 2018

    Math is more than just addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication. Most math skills are so intuitive to adults that you might not even...




    Share Your Love Of Math! Valentine's Day Math Activity

    Share Your Love Of Math! Valentine's Day Math Activity

    Feb 1, 2018

    Math, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Turn Up The Heat on Everyday Math Skills

    Word Problem Wednesday: Turn Up The Heat on Everyday Math Skills

    Jan 31, 2018

    Do you have sweet everyday math skills? Then it’s time to turn up the heat to practice and improve! Don’t sweat it, take your time to think it...




    Why “Number Sense” Is the Beginning of All Math Ability

    Why “Number Sense” Is the Beginning of All Math Ability

    Jan 29, 2018

    Ever hear your child or another student talk about math class and say, “That stuff doesn’t make sense to me!”? That’s pretty typical, and it’s...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Photography, Fractions and Percents

    Word Problem Wednesday: Photography, Fractions and Percents

    Jan 24, 2018

    Strike a pose for math improvement! This week’s word problem Wednesday is about a flash sale that would make anybody snap to attention! The...




    Sofia Kovalevskaya: The Girl Who Wouldn’t Give Up on Math

    Sofia Kovalevskaya: The Girl Who Wouldn’t Give Up on Math

    Jan 22, 2018

    “It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul.”  -Sofia Kovalevskaya

    We don’t often think of math as something that’s...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Raffle Tickets and Real World Math

    Word Problem Wednesday: Raffle Tickets and Real World Math

    Jan 17, 2018

    Happy Word Problem Wednesday, math fans! A little bit of practice every day keeps those math muscles strong. We’re here to help wit h a...


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    Before I came to Mathnasium, I could sum up everything I felt about math in one word: 'EVIL!' I hated math. ... Mathnasium has been my safe haven. They truly have shown me the light when it came to addressing my fear and provided me with the tools that I need to rebuild my prior knowledge so that I won't forget it. Math is no longer a subject I shy away from but it is a subject I can boldly accept and understand.

    Roxanne, 12th grade

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