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    Celebrate Mathematics And Statistics Awareness Month This April!

    Celebrate Mathematics And Statistics Awareness Month This April!

    Apr 8, 2019

    How do you feel about math? Many people say they either love or hate math, with no middle ground. They think if they aren’t really good at it then...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Doing Math With The Three Little Pigs

    Word Problem Wednesday: Doing Math With The Three Little Pigs

    Mar 27, 2019

    “I’ll huff, and I’ll puff, and I’ll blow your house down!”Do you remember which of the 3 little pigs’ house was the one that did NOT blow down?...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Math Practice With Amazing Ants

    Word Problem Wednesday: Math Practice With Amazing Ants

    Mar 20, 2019

    Did you know that an ant can carry 50 times its own body weight? Or that ants (especially queen ants) live longer than any other insect? Ants are...




    On March 14 (And Every Day) Here’s Why We Should Care About Pi

    On March 14 (And Every Day) Here’s Why We Should Care About Pi

    Mar 14, 2019

    Why should we care about pi? The number 3.14… may be irrational, but it can be found all over the natural world. It appears everywhere there's a...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Stan And The Computer Scan

    Word Problem Wednesday: Stan And The Computer Scan

    Mar 13, 2019

    Q: Why did the computer keep sneezing?A: It had a virus! All joking aside, if you use a computer, you are directly benefiting from math in action!...




    Word Problem Wednesday: The Great Mathnasium Baking Show!

    Word Problem Wednesday: The Great Mathnasium Baking Show!

    Mar 6, 2019

    One of the most common “real world math” applications is in cooking and baking. Recipes require a lot of mathematical knowledge, especially if...




    Celebrate The Most Famous Number With Our March Math Activity

    Celebrate The Most Famous Number With Our March Math Activity

    Mar 1, 2019

    March is perhaps our favorite month of the year, because it's the month we celebrate Pi Day! Based on the infinite, irrational number used to...




    The Myth of the Left-Brained Versus Right-Brained Person

    The Myth of the Left-Brained Versus Right-Brained Person

    Feb 28, 2019

    Many believe that to be good in mathematics you need to be left-brained, or a logical and analytical thinker. Whereas if you’re right-brained, or...




    Word Problem Wednesday: The Mathematical, Musical Mind Puzzle

    Word Problem Wednesday: The Mathematical, Musical Mind Puzzle

    Feb 27, 2019

    We have quite the fun brain twister in this week’s word problem challenge! This musical mind puzzle offers great math help for kids as it...




    Word Problem Wednesday: The Platypus Math Challenge!

    Word Problem Wednesday: The Platypus Math Challenge!

    Feb 20, 2019

    What do you get when you cross a platypus and a long division problem?A mathypus. We know a platypus won’t be looking for math help for kids, but...



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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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