# Painting Math in Palo Alto

What child in Palo Alto doesn’t love painting ceramics? It is a fun activity that will keep them busy for a few hours and leave them with a masterpiece they can save! Lucky for us, there are plenty of places to paint pottery in the Palo Alto and Menlo Park area. Color Me Mine and Create it Ceramics are great to name a few locations!

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Here are some pottery painting themed math problems to do with your child before heading to Create it Ceramics in Palo Alto!

1. You choose to paint a baseball and your brother chooses to paint a seahorse. For yours, you want to use white, black, and red paint. Your brother wants to use green, purple, blue, and yellow paint.

a) If your paint bottles and your brother’s paint bottles are out on the table and you choose one bottle of paint, what is the probability that the paint is one of your colors?

b) If the paint bottles are on the table, what is the probability that you will choose the yellow paint?

For more math problems and fun, check out Mathnasium of Palo Alto-Menlo Park: http://www.mathnasium.com/paloalto-menlopark