# Number Sense Blog

### Aug / Sept 2015 Newsflash: Tips and Techniques

Aug 17, 2015

Upper Elementary/Middle School During a trip from City A to City B, a driver averages 25 mph. On his return trip, he drives faster, averaging 50 mph. What percent of the first travel time does the return trip take at the faster speed?  Answe...

### 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...

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