MONDAY MATH MADNESS; 3/4/19

Published Monday, March 4, 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.   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

EXCEL AT A GLANCE; 3/1/19 – 3/7/19

Published Thursday, February 28, 2019 by Tifinie

See what’s happening this week at Excel!  Our courses are guaranteed to increase your scores or help you pass, click here for more details. High school students:  Sign up for our upcoming SAT and ACT courses.  We are offering a variety of courses this spring and summer that are sure to fit your schedule.  Now is the perfect time to start preparing for next fall’s exams!  Our SAT and ACT classroom courses are generally 4 weeks long and come with 6 months of access to our Exam Club practice tests for free.  Our SAT courses come… Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY WISDOM; 2/27/19

Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by Tifinie

It is important to take a step back and reflect once in a while.  Enjoy this quote and see if you can find a way to relate it to your life.   “Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.”  -Thomas Edison   Thomas Edison built a legacy by taking chances, which were seldom successful.  More than anything, he made progress by failing over and over again and learning what not to do.  In the process of creativity, often times things turn out differently than the creator imagined. … Continue Reading

TUESDAY TIPS; 2/26/19

Published Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by Tifinie

TRY DIFFERENT THINGS When you are registering for next year’s classes, consider signing up for classes that you wouldn’t normally sign up for.  For example, if you normally take academic classes, then try signing up for a sports team or a drama class.  If you tend to feel strongest in sports, consider taking a music or cooking class.  Learning about the same topics year after year can get redundant and eventually will be uninspiring.  If you take a chance to learn something new, however, it will be challenging and exciting as you feel yourself growing. … Continue Reading

MONDAY MATH MADNESS; 2/25/19

Published Monday, February 25, 2019 by Tifinie

  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


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