Published Monday, March 18, 2019 by Tifinie

  Practice a variety of math problems to keep your math skills at their best.  This week, fine-tune your geometry skills by working on the problems below!   Points A and C lie on a circle with center R.  The circle has a radius of 18 centimeters.  The measure of ∠ARC is 90°.  What is the length, in centimeters, of minor arc AC?  A) 36π B) 26π C) 14π D) 9π E) Cannot be determined   Can you find the total circumference of the circle based on the information given? A) 36π B) 104π C)… Continue Reading


Published Monday, March 11, 2019 by Tifinie

  Regular practice will keep your math skills always at their best.  Continue to keep your math skills strong by practicing this week’s Math Madness Brain Buster from Geometry! In a competition, contestants must fill up a rectangular container with a green liquid using a cone-shaped cup.  The diameter of the opening of the cup is 4 inches and it is 5 inches tall.  If the container is 3.5 feet wide, has a depth of 3 feet, and is 2 feet tall, what is the minimum number of times that they will need to fill… Continue Reading


Published Tuesday, March 5, 2019 by Tifinie

THE ACT The ACT is a nationally administered exam that helps colleges select candidates for enrollment by evaluating a student’s knowledge of academic subjects.  The ACT tests a student’s academic abilities in English, math, reading, science, and writing (with an optional essay).  The duration of the exam is 3 hours and 35 minutes and is divided into 4 sections.  A perfect score on the ACT is 36 points, which is based on the average of the 4 sections.  Unlike the SAT, the ACT includes a science section and is a beneficial exam to take for… Continue Reading


Published Friday, January 25, 2019 by Tifinie

  ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS GRADUATING IN THE YEAR 2020 AND LATER: A new program has been established that offers students a chance to be awarded College Board Opportunity Scholarships.  It was designed to help guide students through the college-admissions processes and motivate them to tackle the intimidating obstacles presented to aspiring college students.  There are 6 steps to follow to qualify for a series of scholarships.  Completing all 6 steps makes you eligible for a $40,000 scholarship on top of the smaller scholarships ranging from $500-$2,000 totaling in $6,000.  To qualify, you must complete the following 6 steps during your junior year of high school: Build… Continue Reading


Published Monday, January 14, 2019 by Tifinie

Regular practice will keep your math skills always at their best. Continue to keep your math skills strong by practicing this week’s brain buster from Algebra. A car salesman, eager to make a deal, agrees to sell a car for an additional 15% off of the sale price, which is at 7%. The car is originally priced at $32,000.  At what price did the buyer make a deal?    A) $25,296 B) $29,760 C) $27,200 D) $24,960 E) None of the above     *BONUS QUESTION:  Which of the following would be effective for finding… Continue Reading

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