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Celebrate Black History Month with Math

In honor of Black History Month we’ve provided a few fun and challenging math problems. Try these out. 1. On 25 March 1965, Martin Luther King led thousands of nonviolent demonstrators on a 5-day, 54-mile march from Selma, Alabama to … Continue reading

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The Super Bowl of Math

Share these five engaging Super Bowl math problems with your math intervention or enhancement students. Myth or Math? A super bowl quarterback can throw a fully inflated football 55 yards in the air. If he has his equipment manager deflate … Continue reading

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Do the Turkey Math

Happy Thanksgiving!  Share these fun math problems with your students. 1. The average American eats 16 pounds of turkey each year.  How much turkey will be eaten this year by the entire town of Turkey, North Carolina (population 292)? 2. … Continue reading

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Summer math help for students

According to at least one study on average, all students, regardless of socio-economic status, lose approximately 2.6 months of grade level equivalency in mathematical computation over the summer months each year.* Throughout the summer months we will provide fun math … Continue reading

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More math fun: perimeters, game totals and the lines on the basketball!

More fun math problems from Ms. Renninger’s class. A basketball has 4 lines of height and 6 lines of width. How many lines does a basketball have total? Ohio State had 25 wins and 4 losses. How many games did … Continue reading

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The Math Behind Basketball Jerseys and Lost Shoes from Northside Elementary

Enjoy these fun math problems from the 4th graders at Northside Elementary. The total height of the all the players of Duke is 42 ft. What is half of the total height of the players on Duke’s team? In their … Continue reading

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Mathematical Difference between NBA and College hoops

Already television and social media are abuzz with college basketball statistics. March Madness is here. Here are two fun math problems to share with students: Problem 1: NBA games have 4 12-minute quarters.  College games have 2 20-minute halves.  Which games … Continue reading

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