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  1. Accuracy Please - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Considering precision, accuracy, and appropriateness in finding the volume of a cone. ...more>>

  2. Baseball Attendance Figures - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the difference between the greatest possible number of people at the stadium and the least possible number of paid admissions to the game. ...more>>

  3. Building a Snow Statue - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Determine the height of a snow statue using the given information. ...more>>

  4. Can You Drink That Swimming Pool? - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Estimating the amount of water in a pool. About how long would it take to drink that much water? ...more>>

  5. Do you listen to WMTH or WALG? - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. Each week listeners switch radio stations. Predict the long-term distribution of listeners for each station. ...more>>

  6. Horton's Clover Hunt - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Find out how fast Horton had to work picking clovers. ...more>>

  7. Irish Specials - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Calculate the final bill for our St. Patrick's Day dinner last week. ...more>>

  8. January Sales - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Mathematicians, put away your calculators and help Lynne estimate the cost of a set of golf clubs. ...more>>

  9. Money in the Bank - Judy Ann Brown
    Middle School, difficulty level 2. All but seven of the 49 coins in my bank are quarters and nickels. How much money could I have? ...more>>

  10. More Balloons - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 5. Here's a more difficult problem based on our balloon color preferences. ...more>>

  11. Penny Space - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Determine the space needed to store a million pennies. ...more>>

  12. Pushing Pennies - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Estimate the number of pennies that you can fit on a sheet of paper, then evaluate your estimate. ...more>>

  13. Rounding Mountains - Judy Ann Brown
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Use estimated figures to determine the maximum and minimum differences between the heights of two mountains. ...more>>

  14. Sacagawea Cheerios - Stephen Maurer
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine how many Sacagawea coins the government will give away during this Cheerios promotion. ...more>>

  15. School Spirit - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. Do a little estimating to determine how much money is needed to buy school spirit items. ...more>>

  16. Speeders, Beware! - Stephen Maurer (and Chief Brian Craig)
    Elementary, difficulty level 4. Evaluate the method the Swarthmore Borough Police Department uses for catching speeders. ...more>>


 
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