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 TOPICS This page: number sense exponents pi roots scientific notation Pi These problems require knowledge of pi, the use of pi in a formula, or develop a student's understanding of pi, an irrational number. Pi Day is often celebrated on March 14 in schools in the United States. Related Resources Interactive resources from our Math Tools project: Math 7: Number Sense The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives: Middle School: Pi FAQ: About Pi Resources from our Teacher2Teacher service: FAQ: Pi NCTM Standards: Number and Operations Standard for Grades 6-8 Access to these problems requires a Membership. Accuracy Please - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Considering precision, accuracy, and appropriateness in finding the volume of a cone. ... more>> Baking Blackberries - Annie Fetter Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 1. Which rectangular baking dish should I use? ... more>> Bella's Bagel Bakery - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 1. How much more area is covered with cream cheese on the large bagel than on the small bagel? ... more>> Building a Snow Statue - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Determine the height of a snow statue using the given information. ... more>> Chamique the Archer - Mr. Marthinsen's Geometry Class Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Chamique wants to know the probability of hitting a bull's-eye with a randomly shot arrow. ... more>> He Ate It All! - Mr. Marthinsen's Geometry Class Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. The professor ate an entire pizza in 28 minutes. Figure out the size of the pizza. ... more>> Partial Area - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the area of the portion of the circle that is not included inside the inscribed square. ... more>> Peanut's Back Yard - Jonathan Bauer Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Peanut, the overexcited dog, makes 40 laps around a stake and travels a total distance of 1 mile. If his bowl of water is 20 feet away from the stake, can he get a drink? ... more>> Pi Day - Let's Eat Cake! - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. In honor of Pi Day we will be comparing the volumes of slices taken from round and rectangular cakes. ... more>> Pi Day Treats - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Help Mrs. Granville and Mrs. Germain plan a Pi Day celebration. ... more>> Pizza Pie - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Use the given information to decide how many slices of the small pizza would be equal to or greater than 3 slices from the large pizza. ... more>> The Scientific Notation Game - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Help Jay think about how points are calculated in the Scientific Notation Game. ... more>> Shine On Harvest Moon - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find the area of the largest circle that can be cut from a nine-inch by twelve-inch sheet of paper. ... more>> Valley Springs Snow Cream - Kelly Crisp Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Compare the volume of a sphere, cone, and cylinder using ice cream. ... more>> Wondering about Water - Annie Fetter Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the surface area of an Olympic-size ice hockey rink. ... more>> Page:  1