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Your Brain Exercise of the Week ~ March 7th, 2022

Working on your cognition is an important part of keeping your mind sharp and maintaining independence. One way to target your cognitive skills is to complete one or both of the tasks below.

*Remember, for this cognitive activity to qualify as a brain fitness exercise, you should participate at a level that is challenging for you.



Using mental math and visual imagery skills, solve the problems below.


You are planning an anniversary party for your sister and her husband.  You offer to make several dozen cookies for the 75 party guests. If you plan to offer each guest 3 cookies, how many total cookies should you bake? 

You plan to use several boxes to transport the cookies to the party.  If three dozen cookies fit in each box, how many boxes do you need?

If the exercise above feels too challenging, try this modification:

Using written calculations or a calculator, solve the problems listed. 

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If you enjoyed this activity, consider ordering The BCAT® Working Memory Exercise Book-Home Edition for hours of additional cognitive exercises that will help to protect your brain health and promote cognitive functioning.