# Number Sense Blog

### Seize the Summer: Perfect Time to Get Ahead!

Apr 22, 2014

As we close the book on the 2013 - 2014 school year, at Mathnasium, we're excited about the possibilities for our students once summer rolls around! Here are a few reasons to seize every opportunity this summer - the perfect time to get ahead.•  E...

### Tips and Techniques: Finding 100% of a Number

Apr 22, 2014

Given a percentage of a number, how do you find 100%? We'll show you different ways to find 100%.     First, remember that 100% means "all of it... the whole thing."   Example 1: 25% of what number is 5?   This question asks,...

### Back to School Refresher

Aug 15, 2013

Did you know your student could lose anywhere from two to two and a half months worth of math knowledge over the summer months? By enrolling your student at Mathnasium now, they can move ahead in their class and continue to learn new things.Refres...

### Back to Basics: The Essence of the Mathnasium Difference

Jul 17, 2013

Principles of Math can come across confusing to students, especially when they are bombarded with multiple rules and confusing practices. Mathnasium focuses on introducing new subject matter with a consistent and knowable approach, allowing studen...

### The Whole Equals the Sum of its Parts

Jun 26, 2013

Word problems can be tough even for the math-minded. The challenge lies in correctly converting words to the numbers and symbols of an equation. One method that helps is the concept that "the whole is equal to the sum of its parts." Start with the...

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