MONDAY MATH MADNESS; 12/17/18

Published Monday, December 17, 2018 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!     The community wants to hold a fair to raise money towards reconstructing their 150-year-old historical town square. They need to make a total of $3,051 on fair tickets in order to have enough profits to pay for the square’s updates.  The adults’ tickets need to be 50% more expensive than the children’s tickets.  Two hundred and seventeen adults have RSVP as well as 183 children.  How much… Continue Reading

MONDAY MATH MADNESS; 12/10/18

Published Monday, December 10, 2018 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!     What is the product of the differences between the following sets of numbers: 76 from 85; and 42 from 53?   A) 20 B) 4,234 C) 2 D) 99 E) None of the above   Stay tuned next week for the solution and a new question!     Solution for last week:  A)  2404 ¼ 37 + 6(4-1) + 110 + ½2 37 + 63 +… Continue Reading

MONDAY MATH MADNESS; 12/3/18

Published Monday, December 3, 2018 by Tifinie

  Practice your math skills regularly to keep them sharp.  Try this week’s Math Madness problem!   Solve the following equation:   37 + 6(4-1) + 110 + ½2  = A) 2404 ¼ B) 2405 ½ C) 2403 ¾ D) 2403 ¼ E)  None of the Above       Solution for last week : C,  ( 3 , 1/3 ) See link for explanation: 11.26.18 Math Madness Solution  

MONDAY MATH MADNESS; 11/26/18

Published Monday, November 26, 2018 by Tifinie

  Solve the algebraic system using elimination   2x + 6y = 8 4x + 3y = 13   A) x = 3 B) y = 2 C) ( 3 , 1/3 ) D) 6x + 9y = 21 E) None of the above     Solution for last week : A, 1840 cubic inches of space left Volume = box – ball Volume = a3 – 4/3πr3 V = 143 – 4/3π63 V = 2744 – 4/3(3.14)(216) V = 2744 – 904.32 V = 1839.68 V = 1840 cubic inches

MONDAY MATH MADNESS; 11/19/18

Published Monday, November 19, 2018 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 geometry:   —>  A box is 14 inches cubed and a solid ball with a diameter of 12 inches is placed inside that box.  How much of the space inside the box is empty?  (Round to the nearest cubic inch) A)  1840 cubic inches B)  2744 cubic inches C)  904 cubic inches D)  83 cubic inches   Stay tuned next week for the solution!   Answer to last week’s Math Madness is B,  x… Continue Reading


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