Number Sense Blog
Nov 23, 2016
Image: "Thanksgiving Turkey" by Ruocaled is licensed under CC BY 2.0
Gobble gobble! It's Word Problem Wednesday AND Thanksgiving Eve, so we're celebrating with a word problem in tribute to the classic Thanksgiving staple. Solve our Turkey Day w...
Nov 16, 2016
Zoom zoom! We're back with another installment of Word Problem Wednesday! Solve our bicycle-themed word problem below and check back tomorrow for the answer!
Isabel has a bicycle with wheels that measure 28 inches in diameter. How far will the ...
Jan 18, 2017
Image: Joe Mabel [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
We're feeling a bit nostalgic on this Word Problem Wednesday and celebrating one of our favorite classic toys! Try answering our word problem about marbles—we'll update with the sol...
Feb 22, 2017
Spring is just around the corner. Flowers will soon be blooming, critters will be stirring from hibernation holes, and birds will be looking for feeders… such “peckish” little creatures!
See if you can solve this week’s bird feeder word prob...
Mar 1, 2017
Fee-fi-fo-fum, we smell mathematical proportion fun!
A fairytale favorite is the inspiration for today's Word Problem Wednesday. See if you can solve this teaser and check back tomorrow for the answer.
Jack casts an 8' shadow. If Jack is 5...
Mar 8, 2017
Did you know that the largest knitted hat in the world is 66 feet in circumference and nearly 57 feet tall? (Industrias Textiles de Sudamerica - Lima, Peru, 26 April 2015)
It’s a good thing most hats are head-size or this week’s Word Problem...
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