Ridge View fifth grade dominates in math challenge

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Ridge View Elementary School fifth-graders in Cathy Kimball’s math class are excelling in their subject as they participate in Mr. Nussbaum’s Great American Multiplication Challenge.

Class members have completed in excess of 216,468 multiplication facts as part of the challenge.

The students can complete their multiplication facts at home, or in the classroom before school.

Students going to school early to work on their Math Challenge Facts is commonplace in Kimball’s class.

The math class also helped pushed Roane County to a to its No. 1 ranking in Tennessee, and Roane County is ranked No. 6 of 2,360 U.S. counties participating in the Multiplication Challenge.

Fifth-grader Avery Goedeke is leading the surge for Ridge View by completing 142 math facts correctly in 2 minutes.

More information about the challenge, as well as other games and learning activities, is available at mrnussbaum.com/gamc/.