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    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...







    Word Problem Wednesday: Dolphins, Whales and Math — Oh My!

    Word Problem Wednesday: Dolphins, Whales and Math — Oh My!

    Feb 6, 2019

    We have a whale of a math help for kids word problem this week! Be ready for a challenge, but don’t be scared, you don’t have to be a brain ...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Math Practice In The Garden

    Word Problem Wednesday: Math Practice In The Garden

    Jan 30, 2019

    “A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.”...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Big Trucks Make For Big Math Problems

    Word Problem Wednesday: Big Trucks Make For Big Math Problems

    Jan 23, 2019

    Q: How do they throw a party on a construction site?A: They raise the roof!When you need elementary math help, Mathnasium is the place to come!...




    Word Problem Wednesday: A Math Problem To Save Your Sole

    Word Problem Wednesday: A Math Problem To Save Your Sole

    Jan 16, 2019

    Step on up, we’ve got some great kids’ math learning right here! No need to toe the line, our word problem challenge is so intriguing, you’ll want...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Balto The Sled Dog Saves Nome, Alaska

    Word Problem Wednesday: Balto The Sled Dog Saves Nome, Alaska

    Jan 9, 2019

    When the residents of Nome, Alaska needed medical help, Balto the sled dog came through for them. When kids need elementary math help, or when...




    Word Problem Wednesday: How BIG Is A Woolly Mammoth?

    Word Problem Wednesday: How BIG Is A Woolly Mammoth?

    Jan 2, 2019

    How big is BIG? Is a caveman big? How about a woolly mammoth? How much bigger than a caveman do you think a woolly mammoth would be?Kids math...




    Word Problem Wednesday: The Birthday Candle Challenge

    Word Problem Wednesday: The Birthday Candle Challenge

    Dec 26, 2018

    🎵 Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you... 🎵How old is Barb? Sometimes it’s just not proper to ask someone how old they are. Luckily, we...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Figure Out The Math Of Falling Leaves

    Word Problem Wednesday: Figure Out The Math Of Falling Leaves

    Dec 19, 2018

    Q: What did the little tree say to the bully tree?A: Leaf me alone.If that joke doesn’t grow on you, keep reading, we have a challenge that’s so...



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