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    Word Problem Wednesday: The Logic Machines

    Word Problem Wednesday: The Logic Machines

    Apr 17, 2019

    First A, then B, then C. It’s so comforting when events follow a logical progression, and this logic is a wonderfully mathematical concept. Any...




    Word Problem Wednesday: When Life Gives You Oranges, Make Math Problems!

    Word Problem Wednesday: When Life Gives You Oranges, Make Math Problems!

    Apr 10, 2019

    The best way to start your day is with a good dose of vitamin C and boosted math skills! We wish we could say that our math learning centers...




    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...




    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...




    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...







    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 ...



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