 Anh's Code  Annie Fetter
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Decode the five mathematical operations symbolized in three equations, then evaluate an expression.
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 Apple Orchard  Steve Risberg
Algebra, difficulty level 2. How many of each kind of apple did the Nomial family pick?
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 Are You Positive?  Steve Risberg
Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find all values of x that make a rational expression have a positive value.
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 Balancing Mobiles  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Explore two Laws of Archimedes as you puzzle through a balanced mobile.
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 The Big Picture!  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. A picture is enlarged to four times its area.
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 Boxes of Stationery  Annie Fetter, Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. How many sheets of paper and how many envelopes are in the box of stationery?
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 Building a Bakery  Steve Risberg
Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the best place to build the bakery so that the delivery miles to the stores are minimized.
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 Building Fences  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Plan a garden so as to maximize the area surrounded by a 36yard fence.
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 California Dreaming  Judy Ann Brown
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine the length of time that will be needed to drive from Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Los Angeles, California.
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 Car Rental Quandary  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Compare the car rental deals using the given information.
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 Club Competition  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Determine how many teams the Fibonacci Middle School Math Club can enter in their first competition.
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 Coding Conundrums  Mary DeYoung & class
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Explore encoding and decoding in this cipher puzzle.
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 Coin Count  Roya Salehi and Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Use the given information to determine the number of nickels and dimes in Lisa's bank.
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 Commuting Conundrum  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Help Suzanne and Richard decide which train tickets will give them the most value for their dollar.
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 The Complex Apartment Complex  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Find the number of apartments in a new building if each floor has twice as many apartments as the floor above.
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 Counting Chicken Wings  Annie Fetter, Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Figure out how many wings are in the Biggest Bucket O' Wings.
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 Count Your Change  Steve Risberg & Terry Trotter
Algebra, difficulty level 3. I have three times as many nickels as dimes in my pocket. If the
number of coins is reversed, by what percent will the value of the
money in my pocket increase?
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 Distance Driving  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Write an expression that will help you determine how long it will take the car to travel any given number of kilometers.
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 Dividing Daffodils  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 4. Help us plant our garden of daffodils.
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 Duke is Missing  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Duke's head is 6 inches long, his tail is as long as his head plus half the length of his body, and his body is as long as the head and tail combined. How long is Duke?
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 Exploring Area  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 4. Find information about Pick's theorem and solve an area problem using this method.
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 Falling into Sequences  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find the 20th term in a sequence using both a recursive method and an explicit formula.
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 Fraction Action!  Steve Risberg
Algebra, difficulty level 2. What happens when you add the denominator to both the numerator and denominator of a fraction?
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 Gearing Up  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Think about and explain the relationship between three differentsized gears.
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 The Graduating Class  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Use the information about students with different grades to determine the number of students in Mrs. Smith's class.
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 Graphs  Suzanne Alejandre, Annie Fetter
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Match the descriptions to the graphs. Explain how to find one of the points on each graph and give the labels for the x and yaxes.
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 A Holiday Gift for Grandmother Brown  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Determine the cost of the dishwasher and the contribution from each of five children.
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 How Old is Ms. Nelson?  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Ms. Nelson claims that she is three times as old as her little sister. However, six years ago she was five times as old as her sister was. How old is Ms. Nelson?
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 It's A Secret  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. In this puzzle, your job is to decode the secret message.
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 Join Us for a Quarterpound Burger  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Work with fractions and percents to help plan this cookout.
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 Kristina's Code  Suzanne Alejandre & Steve Weimar
Algebra, difficulty level 1. Use the four equations that Kristina wrote to figure out her two unknown numbers.
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 Lemonade Fun  Maria Fung and her students
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. How many cups of each size lemonade did Jose and Nick sell?
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 Line Logic  Steve Risberg
Algebra, difficulty level 1. Given five statements, find an equation of a line that makes four of the statements true and one false.
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 Lost in Des Moines  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Calculate the speed of a car using given information.
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 Lucky Lollipops  Suzanne Alejandre & Maria Fung and her students
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find the number of lollipops Logan the Leprechaun gives away using his "lucky" method.
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 Many or Money?  Steve Risberg
Algebra, difficulty level 3. Help the Student Council decide how much to charge for tickets to the concert.
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 Membership Boom!  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find the number of students involved in the Math Club, and the number of students in the school.
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 Mind Reading  Annie Fetter
Algebra, difficulty level 1. Use variables to show how a numberbased "magic trick" works.
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 Mirror Musing  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Using the information given in a picture of Hagrid and Baby Norbert, find out how tall each of them is.
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 The Most Appealing Nose Contest  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Use the given information to determine the amount of money raised for the Humane Society by the Student Council.
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 The Nutty Squirrel  Alice Miller
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. How high could a human jump if she could jump with the power of a squirrel?
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 Olympic Temperature  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Compare the difference in temperatures between Sydney, Australia at 14 degrees Celsius and Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. at 63 degrees Fahrenheit.
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 Operating Diagonally  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Think about the effect of multiplication and addition on the numbers in the hundreds chart.
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 Ostrich Llama Count  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Given the combined number of heads and legs of ostriches and llamas, help Raul and Esteban figure out how many ostriches and how many llamas there are.
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 Peeling Potatoes  Terry Trotter
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. How many potatoes did Annie and Steve have to peel?
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 Picking a Point  Steve Risberg
Geometry, difficulty level 2. A point is randomly selected from within the rectangle having vertices
at (0,0), (2,0), (2,3) and (0,3). What's the probability that the
xcoordinate of the point will be less than the ycoordinate?
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 Pi Day Treats  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Help Mrs. Granville and Mrs. Germain plan a Pi Day celebration.
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 Prime Probability  Lisa Lavelle
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Given the expression n^2  5, what is the probability that the result is prime for integers between 2 and 12?
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 Quilting Squares  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Help with some quick calculations of the amount of fabric needed for this quilt design.
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 Ration Ratios  Steve Risberg
Algebra, difficulty level 3. Determine the ratio of vegetarian meals to vegetarians at the luncheon.
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