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    Word Problem Wednesday: Celestial Math

    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

    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

    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

    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...




    The Math Of Soccer (Fútbol) And The FIFA World Cup

    The Math Of Soccer (Fútbol) And The FIFA World Cup

    Jun 17, 2019

    Do you have World Cup fever? We do! Then again, what’s not to love about soccer (fútbol) when the World Cup incorporates so much of our favorite...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Planting The Seeds Of Math Greatness!

    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

    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...




    Beat The Summer Slide. Enjoy Summer Success Instead!

    Beat The Summer Slide. Enjoy Summer Success Instead!

    Jun 1, 2019

    When summer comes, the knowledge your child worked hard for all school year is in danger of slipping away. This is especially true for math: On...




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

    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

    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...



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