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 the balls by 16% (or 2 pounds per square inch) and that causes a 10%…

Read MoreHappy 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. Mrs. Pilgrim is planning a big Thanksgiving for her family. She is expecting 12 adults…

Read MoreAccording 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 challenges for students on this blog. Meanwhile, here are some tips from PBS that may…

Read MoreMore 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 they play altogether this season? If the basketball court is 2 meters by 8 meters.…

Read MoreEnjoy 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 last game Ohio State doubled their score from their previous game. If they scored 90…

Read MoreAlready 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 are longer, NBA or College, and by how much? Problem 2: College players use a…

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