Category Archives: Just Do the Math

March is Women’s History Month

Check out the work of 6H3, 601, 603, 605

Math Puzzles

Check out the puzzles.

http://www.seed.slb.com/science_sectionlanding.aspx?id=26534

Here’s just one example.

toothpick_puzzle1Remove three toothpicks from the arrangement below to leave exactly three squares.


Hardest Math Topic So Far This Year

Which is the hardest math topic we’ve studied so far this year?

Ratio, proportion and rate Test on Wednesday.

Study lessons on ratio,  proportion and rate.  See the Lessons page and go over lessons 3, 4 and 5

Ratios and Proportions!!!

Let’s keep everything in proportion!

proportion

The Census is Coming! The Census is Coming!

Census 2010

We count everyone in the whole country!

Visit the site:    http://www.census.gov/schools/

2009 Math Puzzle

2009 Mathematics Game

Use the digits in the year 2009  and the operations +, – ,x, divide, and ^ (raised to a power), sqrt (square root) and ! (factorial), along with grouping symbols, to write expressions for the counting numbers 1-100. You can use decimal points and double-digit numbers.
1. All four digits must be used in the expression.
2. Only the digits 2, 0, 0, 9 may be used.
3. Multi-digit numbers such as 20, 209, oor .02 MAY be used.
4. Submit answer without using equal signs.
Example for number 11:
Correct format: (2 + 0)-0+9
Incorrect format: 2+0=2-0=2+9=11
Got to the link below to read official rules.

Read Rules, get submission worksheets, find where to submit