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

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

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.   What is the square root of 100 less than the sum of the prime numbers that are greater than 80 but less than 100?   A) 13 B) 10 C) 49 D) 27 E) None of the above Stay tuned next week for the solution!       Solution for last week’s Math Madness question:  D)  4(38) + 4(0.83)   The fact that the perfume is 45%… Continue Reading

Regular practice will keep your math skills always at their best.  Continue to keep your math word problem skills strong by practicing this week’s Math Madness brain buster.     Jasmine’s Saturday plans are to go to her favorite boutique that was having a sale on perfumes.  Her favorite perfume is 45% off, selling for a price of 38.83 each.  She figures she will buy 4 bottles at that rate.  Which of the expressions below would result in the total price in dollars?   A) (4 + 38)(4 + 0.83) B) [4(38 + 0.83)]0.45 C)… Continue Reading

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.   If p=b5c3 and c=x2g, which of the following is a correct expression for p in terms of b,x, and g? A) p=b8x5g4 B) p=b5+x2g C) p=b5x6g3 D) p=b2xg-2 E) None of the above       Answer for last week’s Math Madness question:  B)  36 Click here for an explanation to the solution

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