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  1. A 2-for-1 Lunch - Marsha Hurwitz
    Algebra, difficulty level 2. Two boys had lunch on a two-for-one coupon, plus taxes and tips. What was their percent of savings on the transaction? ...more>>

  2. 'Ace' Trotter - Terry Trotter
    Algebra, difficulty level 1. A problem from the sports world regarding free-throw percentages. ...more>>

  3. All Wet - Linda Benton
    Algebra, difficulty level 3. Solve simultaneous equations, find area, and use the Pythagorean theorem and percentages to find the spraying distance needed for a circular sprinkler in a rectangular yard. ...more>>

  4. A Pound of Tea - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find out how long a pound of tea would last Hazel if she were alone. ...more>>

  5. Approval Method of Voting - Ethel Breuche
    Algebra, difficulty level 3. In the country of Algpoweria, eligible voters can cast their votes for two candidates. Based on the clues given, find how many votes each candidate received and the number of eligible voters. ...more>>

  6. At the Movies - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Explore the changes in movie and theater prices. ...more>>

  7. Back-to-school Supplies - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Help calculate the total bill for these back-to-school supplies. ...more>>

  8. Batter Up! - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Use statistics to help Lee convince his manager to give him a raise. ...more>>

  9. Birthday Beach Bash - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Help determine how many balloons were needed for party favors at the end of this celebration. ...more>>

  10. Birthday Pictures - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Join Ms. Juncos's fourth-grade team in a comparison of seasons of birthdays. ...more>>

  11. Birthday Trip - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Just how far is the trip to Aunt Mazie's house? ...more>>

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

  13. Building Barns * - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How long will it take Amy's crew to build a barn? ...more>>

  14. Building the Fence - Steve Risberg & Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Herta is building a fence. How wide will the gaps between the pickets be so that everything is spaced evenly? ...more>>

  15. Buying Cola - Leon Roland & class
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Where should Chuck shop to get the most cola? Is this the best buy? ...more>>

  16. 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. ...more>>

  17. Campers' Cider - Elizabeth Gardner (Western Oregon University) & Math Forum Staff
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How much cider did the campers press for the evening festivities? ...more>>

  18. Cara's Cookies - Cynthia Lanius
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. How many cookies did Cara make for the Math Club Bake Sale? ...more>>

  19. Car Rental Quandary - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Compare the car rental deals using the given information. ...more>>

  20. Catching Up! - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Marika is catching up to her father's age. How can that be? ...more>>

  21. Cat Walk - Math Olympiad Problem (revised)
    Elementary, difficulty level 2. Using the ratio of dog steps to cat steps and the length of a dog step, calculate the number of feet a cat walks in 24 steps. ...more>>

  22. Change You Can't Count On - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. What is the greatest amount of money I can have in my pocket? ...more>>

  23. Charlene Goes Shopping - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Charlene needs to add some items to her winter collection. Help her determine where she should shop. ...more>>

  24. Chicken Little's Eggs - Jody Newman
    Elementary, difficulty level 3. How many eggs did Chicken Little have in her basket at the start of her trip to town? ...more>>

  25. Citius, Altius, Fortius - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Would record-holding speed skaters and runners break the speed limit in a residential zone? ...more>>

  26. Coast to Coast Driving Costs - Suzanne and Richard Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. If the price of gas has increased 61% in the five years since we took our first coast to coast trip in October 2000, what would it cost per mile to make the same trip in October of 2005? ...more>>

  27. Coin Count - Roya Salehi and Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Use the given information to determine the number of nickels and dimes in Lisa's bank. ...more>>

  28. Common Cents - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How much money do Monique and Misty each contribute toward Mom's Valentine's candy? ...more>>

  29. The Continued Fraction - Ethel Breuche
    Algebra, difficulty level 4. Find the value of a given continued fraction. ...more>>

  30. Count the Discount - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. The jacket on the clearance rack is marked down 20% more each day. How much will it cost after 5 days? ...more>>

  31. Cyndy's Curtains - Cynthia Paul, Suzanne Alejandre, Annie Fetter
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. How many sets of shorter curtains can Cyndy make from the one set of extra-long curtains that she already has? ...more>>

  32. Cynthia's Solitaire Challenge - Cynthia Lanius, Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Help Cynthia think about how to keep her winning percentage at 90% or above. ...more>>

  33. Dad's Cookies - Diane Anderson's Teaching the Young Learner Class
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Figure out how many cookies Dad baked for the family before they ate them all! ...more>>

  34. Dishwasher Discounts - Pat Hagan
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Purchasing a new dishwasher can involve a lot of math. Help find the best deal. ...more>>

  35. Donald Duck's Trip - Terry Trotter
    Algebra, difficulty level 2. What fractional part of Donald's trip had he traveled by 4:00 P.M.? ...more>>

  36. Don't Be Square - Ethel Breuche
    Algebra, difficulty level 1. Use pattern recognition and square roots to find the sum of two numbers. ...more>>

  37. Downhill All the Way - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Starting at 10,000 feet above sea level, descending a 6% grade followed by a 4% grade will put a car how many feet above sea level? ...more>>

  38. 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>>

  39. Drama Dollars - Andrea Stitt and Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find the percentage of the earnings that came from the adult tickets sold by the school drama club. ...more>>

  40. Duke is Missing - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, 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? ...more>>

  41. Filling Beauty's Seats - Kristina Lasher and Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Use fractions to find out how many seats are still available for the school play and how much money the show will earn. ...more>>

  42. Filling the Freezer - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. How many cartons of ice cream can the Math Club fit in their freezer? ...more>>

  43. Fish in a Barrel - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find out how many fish Jake, Herman and Luke each took home from their fishing trip. ...more>>

  44. Flying Time Zones - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Help me figure out what time my watch should show when I land in Denver. ...more>>

  45. Fraction Debate - Steve Risberg
    Algebra, difficulty level 3. Three students disagree about what happens when you perform a certain operation on a positive proper fraction. Which student do you agree with? Why? ...more>>

  46. Frugal Freeda - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Help Freeda decide which store has the best buy. ...more>>

  47. Garden Fresh Fruit - Shrawan Khanna's Ninth Grade Class
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Help the poor farmer predict his revenue (if he can sell all his fruit). ...more>>

  48. Gas Guzzlers - Mai Sidawi and Lillian Ray
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Students are asked to decide which car model to replace to get the most savings in gas costs. ...more>>

  49. Giving with Grapefruit - Lisa Lavelle & Western Oregon University Students
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. How much will Cassie help raise for charity? ...more>>

  50. Golf Anyone? - Phil Marchal
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Kyle needs some help in figuring out how many buckets of golf balls were hit at the Hook and Slice Driving Range. ...more>>


 
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