## 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? [doptoggle title=”Click Here to see the Solution!!!” icon=5 activeicon=6] To find the answer we simply do the opposite calculations in the reverse order. We start with 2.  If a number was divided by 3 to […]

## 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 […]

## 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 […]

## 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 […]