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Math*STARS Stories

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“My favorite memory from Math*STARS this year is
doing math work with younger kids and helping them out.”
-Joshua Tocci, Math*STARS/South Boston participant
2013, grade 4

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“My favorite way to spend time with the Math*STARS tutor-mentors is to play with the fun shapes that they gave me to help me understand fractions.”
-Shayon Mountain, Math*STARS/South Boston participant 2013, grade 4

 

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“My favorite memory from Math*STARS this year is that I feel safe and happy.”
-Brian Quimby, Math*STARS/South Boston participant
2013, grade 1

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“My favorite way to spend time with Math*STARS tutor-mentors is making each other laugh.”
-Randy Perello, Math*STARS/South Boston participant 2013, grade 5

 

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“My favorite memory is when we estimate how many candies were in a container. I enjoy when the tutor-mentors help me with my math homework and other homework and when we play math games.”
-Arianna Marques, Math*STARS/Yawkey participant
2013, grade 5

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“I love coming every day to see my friends.”
-Reionna Ford, Math*STARS/Yawkey participant 2013, grade 6

 

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“I love when the tutor-mentors help with our homework and when they hang out with us.”
-Nia Simpson, Math*STARS/Yawkey participant 2013, grade 6

Puzzle of the Week

I am thinking of one of these five cards:

Which one am I thinking of? Here are some clues:

Click here for the answer »

Here is how to follow the clues:

  1. The value of my card is a prime number, so it could have been 7 of clubs, 7 of diamonds, or 2 of hearts.
  2. The values of my two neighbours add up to a multiple of 3, so it could have been 7 of diamonds or 2 of hearts.
  3. My card is next to a card which is next to the 2 of hearts, so it could only be the 2 of hearts.

Puzzle credit: Mathsisfun.com

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