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Word Problem Wednesday: Dollars and Sense

Oct 4, 2020

  Money is an important part of everyday life, and it just makes sense to know the function of dollars and cents. This week’s word problems focus on understanding value and calculating purchases. Read the problems below and choose the one th...

Word Problem Wednesday: A Slice of the Pie

Sep 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 o...

Word Problem Wednesday: Math and Art

Sep 2, 2020

  The world’s greatest sculptors, painters, and photographers depend on math to create their art. Not only do artists use elements of composition — such as geometry and proportions — to perfect their work, they also use math behind the scenes i...

Word Problem Wednesday: The Wizarding World

Aug 26, 2020

  People have been infatuated with the wizarding world depicted in J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series, from famous sites such as Hogwarts and Diagon Alley to household charms, magical creatures, and the international sport played on flying br...

Franchisee Spotlight: Laurie Bryant

Aug 20, 2020

  Congratulations to Laurie, our Featured Franchisee! Laurie Bryant Owner/Center Director of Mathnasium of Chicago Hyde Park How do you like to start your day? Watching “The View” every morning while getting up and getting ready for...

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