# Number Sense Blog

### Mathnasium #MathTricks: Number Sense (Squaring Numbers Part 1)

Aug 31, 2022

Welcome to Mathnasium’s Math Tricks series. Today we are squaring numbers ending in 0 or 5 by observing patterns and applying our number sense. To square a number, we multiply it by itself. Sometimes, this multiplication might be difficult...

### 7 Reasons to Seek Math Help as Soon as School Starts

Aug 24, 2022

Students often need more individual attention than their school can provide. It’s a widely known fact that strong math skills are vital for success in high school, university, and beyond. Unfortunately, this hard truth causes an undue amou...

### Activity Alert: Playing with Numbers

Aug 10, 2022

For most children, the month of August will be spent living out the last weeks of summer vacation. The many hours of sunshine will leave your child feeling renewed and refreshed, so why not also take the time to sharpen their math skills? Sum...

### What to Look for in a Math Tutor

Aug 4, 2022

How your child is taught is as important as what they are taught. Finding the right math tutor for your child isn’t easy. You want high-level instruction from a qualified source who will help your child understand the concepts and feel con...

### Mathnasium #MathTricks: Quarter Of Numbers (Part 2)

Aug 3, 2022

Welcome to Mathnasium’s Math Tricks series. Today we are sharing a trick to find a quarter of any number. The word quarter means “four parts the same,” or “four equal parts.” To find a quarter of a number, we first cut the number in half a...

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