Tag Archives: game

Reverse Calculation

Math Teaser! A number is divided by five. The result is divided by three, for a final result of two. What was the original number?

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Baseball Math

If you watch a game on TV, it won’t take long for you to see numbers come flying up on the screen.  Baseball  is a game that lends itself very well to all kinds of statistics and math calculation. I won’t cover it all…  How could I?  This post has a lot to it already… BUT, here are a few […]

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The 11’s trick

A cool math trick to help you multiply many (but not all…) two digit numbers by 11 – very quickly and in your head! Let’s start with a simple example:   11 * 12 = 132 Do you notice anything about the product? (The “product” is what the answer of a multiplication problem is called) See how the answer 132 has […]

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A math haiku – Multiplication Test

Thanks to my son Ethan for providing some thoughts on multiplication! Math is a game even when it is only words! [one_half] [box type=”shadow”] Multiplication, Pencils scratching all over. A math test today?[/box][/one_half] Math tests are fun too, right? …Alright, maybe not for everyone, but they can be less scary with good practice. Go to our Practice Page for some […]

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Are we there yet?

Ever been driving and wonder how much longer you will be on the road? Or how much sooner you’ll get there if you speed up? If so, keep reading. Some simple math can help you figure it out while driving – and it can help pass the time since the inputs to the equation change every second you move down […]

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Football Math

Practice math while watching football! Football is full of numbers and statistics, and it is fun to keep up with them while watching the game. This post has a few ideas to practice during the games.

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A crazy way to get to 8

This is a fun little math game , see if you can follow the calculations- 1: Think of any number – this is Your Number. 2: Subtract 1 from Your Number. 3: Multiply the answer by 3. 4: Add 12 to the answer. 5: Divide the answer by 3. 6: Add 5 to the answer. 7: Subtract Your Number from the […]

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