# Number Sense Blog

### Great Gifts for Math Lovers 2022

Nov 30, 2022

The holiday season is here —  and so is our annual Holiday Gift Guide! This year, it’s all about games and puzzles that will bring endless hours of joy to the math lovers in your life. We enlisted the help of Mathnasium Learning Centres aroun...

### Celebrating our favourite pattern!

Nov 23, 2022

November 23 is Fibonacci Day, commemorating the Italian mathematician Leonardo of Pisa and the pattern of numbers he popularized, the Fibonacci sequence. Observing the beginning of this sequence, you will notice why we celebrate on this day: ...

### Mathnasium #MathTricks: Divisibility (Powers of 2)

Nov 16, 2022

Welcome to Mathnasium’s Math Tricks, series. Today we are determining whether a number can be divided by a power of 2. Recall that a number is a power of 2 if it can be expressed in the form 2n. For example, 64 is a power of 2 since it can...

### Math Scores Are Expected to Decline Nationwide. Mathnasium Gets Results.

Nov 10, 2022

The 2022 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results will be shared next year, but it is not looking good for Canada: math scores are expected to show a decline. The last few assessments showed that “in each subject, Canada’...

### "Ask Education" Activity: Compound Interest

Nov 9, 2022

Our latest Ask Education blog article addressed the phenomenon of compounding. In particular, the power of exponential growth and its impact when calculating compound interest. While we have explained the benefits of compound growth, it’s ...

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