 The Ninja Mission  Steve Earth
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 4. Find the measurement of a spike's angle, given the star's perimeter.
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 The Oval Braided Rug  Leigh Nataro
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 2. Find the area of a shaded portion of an ellipse.
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 A Parabola Proof  Leigh Nataro
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 3. Prove that the area of a parabola is 2/3 the product of its width and height.
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 Patterning a Shotgun  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 2. Construct a circular target with nine regions of equal area, with one a circle in the middle and spokes going out to the edge. If the whole circle is 6 feet in diameter, what will the diameter of the inner circle be?
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 Peanut's Back Yard  Jonathan Bauer
PreAlgebra, 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?
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 Pete's Predictions  Leigh Nataro
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 2. Verify the formula for finding the maximum height of a ball thrown upward.
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 A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words  Leigh Nataro
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 4. Find the ratio of the area of the overlapping region to the area of nonoverlapping regions of two circles.
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 A Problematic Pizza  Leigh Nataro
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 2. Find the area of a specific region of a circle based on given information.
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 Product Max  Leigh Nataro
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 2. Find the maximum value for two numbers whose sum is a.
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 Replacing the Football Field  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 2. Will a regulationsize NCAA soccer field fit inside an equalquadrant 400meter track?
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 Round the World on a Wire  Terry Trotter
Algebra, difficulty level 2. A wire is wrapped around the equator of the earth. Then extra wire is spliced in. Can you walk under the slack that results?
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 Running a Mile on a Metric Track  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 4. How far out from the rail on a 400 meter track would you have to run to cover 440 yards?
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 The Seal of Dalvek  Steve Earth
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 3. Discover the area of a circular segment based upon its circumference.
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 Sprinkler Spray  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Compare the radii of three sprinklers in Lily's garden.
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 Stained Glass Window  Jackson First Year Algebra Class
Elementary, difficulty level 5. Find the size of a stained glass window for my front door.
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 Studying Stars  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 2. Given a number of points spaced around a circle, how many lines does it take to connect each point to all the other points except for the ones next to it?
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 The Subtending Chord  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 3. A chord of a circle is the hypotenuse of an isosceles right triangle whose legs are radii of the circle. The length of the chord is 8 times the square root of 2. What is the length of the minor arc subtended by the chord?
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 The Suspension Bridge  Leigh Nataro
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 4. Determine the length of a parabolashaped cable on a suspension bridge.
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 Taking Pictures of the Earth  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 4. If you wanted to go out into space and take a picture of the earth, how far from the earth would you have to go to make sure that you got 1/4 of the equator in your picture? How about 1/3?
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 That's A Lot of Rock!  Leigh Nataro
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 3. Find the volume of a tunnel through a mountain.
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 The Unit Circle Triangle  Leigh Nataro
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 2. Find the area of the largest right triangle in the first quadrant of the unit circle.
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 Valentine Candy  Ethel Breuche
Algebra, difficulty level 2. A vendor who sells Valentine candy boxes wants to raise the price. For every twentyfivecent increase he loses two customers. At what price should he sell the boxes to achieve the maximum profit?
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 What Do We Know About Tangents?  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 2. Given two externally tangent congruent circles, construct a segment from the center of one circle tangent to the other circle. If the length of this segment is 10, what's the radius of the circles?
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 Where in the World is Essex Junction?  Leigh Nataro
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 3. How far is Essex Junction, Vermont, from the equator?
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 Where Is Whitehall?  Leigh Nataro
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 3. Find the distance from Whitehall, Pennsylvania, to the equator.
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 Which Pizza?  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 2. Which is a better deal  a 16" diameter pizza for $11 or a 10" diameter pizza for $7?
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