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# Number Sense Blog

### Word Problem Wednesday: Checkmate Math!

Jul 17, 2019

Tutoring for math is no game for us — but we do think it should be fun! Don’t pawn it off on someone else, check out this word problem today,...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Celestial Math

Jul 10, 2019

If you’re looking for a tutor for math, you don’t have to look far! Mathnasium’s math learning centers are located here on Earth, but today’s word...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Music, Math, and A Full Orchestra of Fun

Jul 3, 2019

Studies have shown that math and music go hand in hand. In fact, getting tutoring for math can bolster music studies, and vice-versa. So what...

### Word Problem Wednesday: The Math Of Tipping

Jun 26, 2019

What is the tastiest way to use your math skills? Our vote goes to ordering and paying for pizza! From deciding how much pizza to get per person,...

### Word Problem Wednesday: The Math Of Taking A Walk

Jun 19, 2019

Would you believe it if we told you that a dog could tutor for math? It’s true! Well...kind of. We’re featuring a few shelter dogs in this week’s...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Planting The Seeds Of Math Greatness!

Jun 12, 2019

When the weather gets nice and school gets out it means it's time to take the math learning outdoors! Sometimes practical application can make the...

### Word Problem Wednesday: The First Recorded Female Mathematician

Jun 5, 2019

Hypatia was a Greek mathematician, philosopher, astronomer, and lecturer, and one of the first female mathematicians in recorded history. She...

### Word Problem Wednesday: A Challenge You Can Sink Your Teeth Into!

May 29, 2019

Q: Why are dentists such good problem solvers?A: They’re experienced at getting to the root of a problem.You know who else is experienced at...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Money Math Around Town

May 22, 2019

Money, making purchases, and ensuring you get correct change is one of the most common ways we use math on a daily basis. Nobody wants to be left...