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 Accuracy Please - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Considering precision, accuracy, and appropriateness in finding the volume of a cone. ...more>> 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>> Building a Snow Statue - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Determine the height of a snow statue using the given information. ...more>> 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>> 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>> Horton's Clover Hunt - Lisa Lavelle Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Find out how fast Horton had to work picking clovers. ...more>> Irish Specials - Lisa Lavelle Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Calculate the final bill for our St. Patrick's Day dinner last week. ...more>> 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>> 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>> More Balloons - Lisa Lavelle Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 5. Here's a more difficult problem based on our balloon color preferences. ...more>> Penny Space - Lisa Lavelle Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Determine the space needed to store a million pennies. ...more>> 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>> 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>> Sacagawea Cheerios - Stephen Maurer Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine how many Sacagawea coins the government will give away during this Cheerios promotion. ...more>> 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>> 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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