At Mathnasium, we know how vital learning math is in Infant and Junior school—it forms the foundation for all your child’s future math studies. To make it understandable, we take an orderly, logical approach to teaching it to your child.
We begin with computation and problem solving using whole numbers, and then move on to computation and problem solving with rational numbers—fractions, decimals, percents, and negative numbers. (Interesting fact: In math, the word “rational” comes from the mathematical term “ratio.” It has nothing to do with being reasonable.)
In Mathnasium’s early senior school program, students master computation and problem solving with rational numbers, i.e., fractions, decimals, and percents, as part of the process of algebra readiness—preparing for first-year algebra (algebra I). This creates a solid mathematical foundation for future subjects such as algebra II, geometry, trigonometry, and pre-calculus.
In senior school, students focus on higher math—including algebra I, geometry, algebra II, trigonometry, and pre-calculus—in preparation for high school exit exams, college placement exams, and standardized college entrance exams such as the SAT and the ACT.