## Word Problem Wednesday: A Slice of the Pie

By Mathnasium | September 9, 2020

Did you know that approximately \$700 MILLION in pies are sold in grocery stores every year?  That doesn’t include those found in restaurants, food service or price clubs. And if you lined up the number of pies sold at U.S. grocery stores in one year, they would circle the globe — and then some!  Of course, we’re not surprised. Pie is one of our favorite foods too. Sure, it might have something to do with the fact that it is usually made in a pleasing ROUND shape, and when we slice into it, we can practice our skills with fractions. But sometimes that flaky, gooey, tasty goodness just hits the spot.

## Word Problem Wednesday: Math for Everyday Life

By Mathnasium | August 12, 2020

This week’s word problems are about math in everyday life! Read the introduction below with your child. Then, choose the word problem that’s the right skill level for them and have them give it a try. When they feel they’ve found the answer, visit the next page with them to check their solution against ours.

# Introduction

Many different types of math problems come up in everyday life. They can be simple, like adding change or counting the hours until it’s time to meet up with friends. They can also be more complex, such as using geometry and scaling to draw pictures, or using algebra to earn money from home. Whichever way you find yourself using math every day, it is there to help make things easier and more manageable! Let’s practice solving an everyday math problem!

## Word Problem Wednesday: The Correct Results!

By Mathnasium | May 20, 2020

When studying any school subject, math can often help you make the grade! History, science, English … try this week’s word problems to see how you can combine math with your favorite subjects to get the correct results!

## Word Problem Wednesday: Busy Bees

By Mathnasium | April 22, 2020

Do you ever find yourself buzzing around with tons to do? Take it from these busy bees: practicing math sure does come in handy sometimes! From selling toys to running a business, they’ll need your skills to ensure success!

## Word Problem Wednesday: Robots and Batteries… Oh, My!

By Mathnasium | April 15, 2020

Since almost all kids are schooling from home right now, we have the perfect math home learning solution for you! Usually we share one word problem a week to help students practice their math skills. This week however, because we know that so many families are practicing distance learning, we are including a math word problem for ALL grade and skill levels, from lower elementary through Algebra.