Category: math-and-edu

Reading Time: 2 minutes A math (algebra) visualization tool – mathway Bumped into it as this morning my 14 year old asked me a question related to this. Her question is about the “parabola shape and formula”, or how they become narrow or wide. For me I think I probably learned this about 40 years ago (at my 6th

May 3, 2024

Reading Time: 6 minutes What is it? (overview) It’s a “practice and timed test combo” for math fact, plus some word problems (problem solving). It’s owned by Diana D and she has run this program in the area for about 18+ years. Some people may compare it with Kumon, Mathnasium etc. I don’t have much knowledge on the latter.

November 14, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes There are a few ways to solve for it. I am aware of 3. For the problem above, I tried to guess 1st. Because the numbers are easy. A few years ago I came across the bar model approach from “Math in Focus“, because the school my daughter attends start adopting that math curriculum. Below

October 18, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes (Update 11-16-2023) I created a MFS FAQ blog post today: I used some of the content below, plus some of the common questions being asked in last year or so. In the future, I will try to maintain/update that one. (Update 11-02-2023) A few parents asked about the “1st test” PDF file. It’s the first

September 5, 2022
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