# Tag Archives: fun math problems

## Celebrate Black History Month with Fun Math Problems

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

## Your students will love these holiday math problems!

Happy Holidays from Ascend Math! Here are some festive math problems to share with your class as you celebrate the holidays. Santa’s reindeers Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixon, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blixon, and Rudolph were helping in wrapping gifts. Dasher can … Continue reading

## Final Four Fun with Math

We continue our series of fun March Mathness problems this week.  Here are two that were submitted for the Final Four. Gonzaga and South Carolina will play each other in the Semi-Final on Saturday.   In the last round Gonzaga beat Xaviar 83 … Continue reading

## Guinness Book of Thanksgiving Math

Enjoy these math problems with your students.  Want to learn more? Check out the Guinness site. Largest gathering of people dressed as turkeys Pictured above, the largest gathering of people dressed as turkeys (above) is 661 and was accomplished at … Continue reading

## Best of Halloween Math Problems

Here are a few of the best Halloween math problems sent to us by teachers and others: An adult skeleton has 206 bones. There are 27 bones in a hand and 26 bones in a foot. How many bones are … Continue reading

## Announcing March Mathness III

The past two years, we devoted the march blog posts to celebrating March Mathness, the math behind the sport of basketball. Many of you sent in your own math problems for posting. These included  scores, records of teams, distance teams … Continue reading

## Valentine’s Day Math

Share these fund math problems with your students 1. Sweethearts candy hearts have been a popular Valentine’s Day treat for more than 100 years. NECCO, the maker of Sweethearts produces about 100,000 pounds of the candy hearts every day in … Continue reading

## Fun Halloween Math Problems

An adult skeleton has 206 bones. There are 27 bones in a hand and 26 bones in a foot. How many bones are not in the hands or feet? Count Juan Toothree is giving a party at his haunted castle. … Continue reading

## Earth Day Math – 2015!

Celebrate Earth Day with these fun math problems.  We’ve included problems of varying difficulty to challenge both your math intervention and enrichment students.  Included are the best of those submitted to us in past years and some new ones as … Continue reading

## A Valentine for Your Math Intervention Students

Our records show that math intervention and enhancement students working in Ascend Math are making fantastic progress this year.  We offer this Valentine’s Day math fun for them and you. 1.  The oldest known valentine still in existence today was a … Continue reading