# Number Sense Blog

### Aug / Sept 2015 Newsflash: Math Muscle Challenge

Aug 17, 2015

Grades 1-6: Recycling centers pay \$2 per pound for aluminum and 50 cents for every pound of plastic. Tony has collected 10 pounds of plastic bottles and 5 1/2 pounds of aluminum cans. If he turns it in at the recycling center, how much money wi...

### Keep Your After-School Activities Organized with our Mathnasium Schedule Printout!

Aug 6, 2015

It's time for Back to School! With the new school year starting, we know your to-do list is ever growing, from buying school supplies to signing up for sports to enrolling in school clubs. Not only is Mathnasium here to help your family have a gre...

### December 2014 / January 2015 Newsflash: Tips & Techniques

Dec 12, 2014

Upper Elementary and Middle School Find the perimeter of the shape below. (Hint: there is enough information.)   Solution: The length on the bottom of the rectangle is the same as the length on the top, although the top has been sp...

### December 2014 / January 2015 Newsflash: Math Matters

Dec 12, 2014

This holiday season, we’re all about making math practical at home! As you and your kids enjoy quality time (and a much-needed break from school), remember that the holidays come with many opportunities for you to show your child how useful (and f...

### December 2014 / January 2015 Newsflash: Math Muscle Challenge

Dec 12, 2014

Grades 1 – 5: Jim is 6 inches taller than Bill. If Bill is 4 feet 7 inches tall, how tall is Jim? Grades 6 and up: Three equally priced pens cost \$4.50 altogether. If the cost per pen is increased by \$0.50, how much will 5 pens cost at the...

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