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How do I help my kids with their algebra homework?

My 13 year old girls are in the 8th grade and absolutly hate algebra. They are to the point that they can't even do simple math functions if it is in an algebra equation. Every...

Started by Sharla on 09/29/2011 in Math Moms

Last update on 10/02/2011 by Sharla

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How many bees?

A queen bee on average lays 2,000 eggs just by mating with one drone (male bee). Nursing bees provide a special food called milk honey for the larvae (hatched bees) that will...

Started by Farheen on 02/21/2009 in Math Moms

Last update on 04/08/2011 by Farheen

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Are you an active member of this group?

Hi everyone. I am the new administrator of this group. I joined because I love math puzzles. I'm wondering how many active members we have. If you are still active, please...

Started by Terry on 04/04/2010 in Math Moms

Last update on 04/04/2010 by Terry

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Magic Multiplication Square

You may know that a magic square is a square grid filled in with numbers such the rows, columns, and diagonals all have the same sum. So in a magic multiplication square, they...

Started by Terry on 04/02/2010 in Math Moms

Last update on 04/02/2010 by Terry

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An Arrangement Question

A committee of k people is to be chosen from a set of 7 women and 4 men. How many ways are there to form the committee if the committee has 4 people and at least 2 are women?...

Started by Farheen on 12/31/2008 in Math Moms

Last update on 04/01/2010 by Terry

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Birthday party question.

25 kids are invited to Kelley's birthday party and all 25 show up. Each kid is asked which they prefer for the party: cheese or pepperoni pizza, ice cream or cake. 10 of the...

Started by Farheen on 02/21/2009 in Math Moms

Last update on 04/01/2010 by Terry

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A highshool math question.

A ladder is 13ft long is leaning against a wall. The bottom of the ladder is being pulled away from the wall at the constant rate of 6 ft/min. How fast is the top of the...

Started by Farheen on 02/21/2009 in Math Moms

Last update on 04/01/2010 by Terry

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Any suggestions?

What would you like to learn in this group? Are the questions too easy or too difficult? Would you rather do some other kind of math problem? --More geared for children...

Started by Farheen on 02/27/2009 in Math Moms

Last update on 03/31/2010 by Terry

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Total salary earned.

Kristin begins a new job at a salary of $100,000. She expects to receive a 2% raise every year until she retires. Suppose that Kristin works for 30 years. Determine the total...

Started by Farheen on 02/21/2009 in Math Moms

Last update on 03/31/2010 by Terry

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Lotto 6-49.

In the Canadian lotto 6-49, 6 numbers are randomly generated for each lottory player. The player wins if all 6 numbers equal the 6 winning numbers shown on TV. The player wins...

Started by Farheen on 02/21/2009 in Math Moms

Last update on 03/31/2010 by Terry

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How much do I pay?

An $80 dollar dress is marked down by 50%. There is a 8% sales tax. I have a retail card that reduces the cost even further by 10%. How much do I pay?

Started by Farheen on 02/21/2009 in Math Moms

Last update on 03/31/2010 by Terry

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What is the pattern?

What is the pattern in the sequence 2, 5, 8, ... for 100 terms or k =0, 1, 2,..., 99? What is the 100th number or term? What is the pattern in the sequence 3, 7, 11, ... for...

Started by Farheen on 02/21/2009 in Math Moms

Last update on 03/08/2009 by Farheen

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Is there a solution?

Solve for x in the equation 6x + 2 = 6x - 9 + y, when y = 11. (Note: this is a silly question but I just want to point out something and I'm curious to know your answer)

Started by Farheen on 02/21/2009 in Math Moms

Last update on 03/08/2009 by Farheen

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Fish Story!

Ok I will re-post this hear now that we have a forum :-) Thanks for doing this!! I love silly little riddles like this one. . .it is old, but good :-) Fish Story There...

Started by Brook on 12/19/2008 in Math Moms

Last update on 01/17/2009 by Farheen

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'Cinco' by Rose Castaneda

I have another game for the Dice. Called "Toss The Die." or "Cinco" (no. five in Spanish) It's played with about 5-10 players. Toss the die up in the air or to someone specific...

Started by Farheen on 01/11/2009 in Math Moms

Last update on 01/11/2009 by Farheen