You can use TextClues to send your son or daughter a text message math quiz to test the skills they’ve learned in the classroom. Here’s an example with some geometry questions:

* Question:* Welcome to the cell phone math quiz! No calculators are allowed. First question, how many sides does a pentagon have? Reply with the answer.

* Answer:* 5

* Question:* What’s the sum of angles inside a triangle?

* Answer:* 180, 180 degrees

* Question:* What’s the square root of 36?

* Answer:* 6

* Question:* What’s the remainder when dividing 22 by 10

* Answer:* 2

* Question:* What’s 3 x 4 + 7 – 8 x 2?

* Answer:* 3

* Question:* What’s pi to two decimal places?

* Answer:* 3.14

* Question:* What’s the area of a square with side lengths of 7?

* Answer:* 49

* Question: * What’s the perimeter of a square with side lengths of 8?

* Answer:* 32

* Question:* Give a circle has a radius of 5. What’s the circle’s diameter?

* Answer:* 10

* Question:* For a rectangle with side lengths 4 and 3, what’s the length of the diagonal from one corner to the other? (Hint: use the Pythagorean theorem)

* Answer:* 5

* Winning Message:* Congratulations! You’re a math whiz! Come to the kitchen to get your prize

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