 Scientific Sums  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Find the sum of a set of numbers written in scientific notation.
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 Sharing Birthday Cake  Ian Underwood
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Ian and his father have the same birthday, and share a cake based on the ratio of their ages. Determine when Ian will get certain amounts of cake.
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 Shine On Harvest Moon  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Find the area of the largest circle that can be cut from a nineinch by twelveinch sheet of paper.
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 Ships Ahoy!  Terry Trotter
Algebra, difficulty level 1. Onethird of a fleet was captured, onesixth was sunk, and two ships were destroyed by fire. Oneseventh of the surviving ships were later lost in a storm. The 24 remaining ships sailed home. How many ships were there before
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 Shopping Spree  Judy Ann Brown
Middle School, difficulty level 1. Jamie is shopping for holiday presents. How many $9.49 shirts can she buy? How much change will she have left?
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 The Silver Mile  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Determine the total value of the coins in a silver mile.
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 A Snowy Driveway  Claire Mead
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Usually Bertha and Gertrude shovel snow together. How long would it
take Bertha to shovel the same amount alone?
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 Special Stars  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Calculate the number of pipe cleaners Leah used to create a Star of David chain.
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 Spring Garden Planning  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 4. Find the area as well as the length and width of my fractional garden.
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 Subway Subtotals  Kristina Lasher
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. When people ride the subway, they can pay with money, tokens, or transit cards. How did the people in my subway car pay their fare this morning?
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 Summer at Sweet Tooth  Ross Shelter & Carrie Shankweiler
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Calculate Kate's earnings during her summer waitressing job.
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 Super Bowl XXXIII  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Based on the winners and points scored during the past 15 Super Bowl games, which team should win Super Bowl XXXIII?
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 A Surfer's Tessellation  Mr. Marthinsen's First Period Class
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Shane is retiling his surf shack. How many of each kind of tile will he need, and what does a big tile cost?
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 Swapping Marbles  Lillian Ray, Steve Risberg, and Steve Weimar
Algebra, difficulty level 3. Three kids swap marbles in an interesting way. After the swapping, which of the three had gained the most marbles? How many did they gain?
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 Temperature Change  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Use the given information to find the temperature.
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 Thanksgiving Travel  Suzanne Alejandre & Maria Fung and her students
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Help Zach decide whether to take the PA Turnpike or the scenic route to see his parents for Thanksgiving.
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 Timber!!!  Lisa and Judy Gardner
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine the lengths of two pieces of a damaged redwood tree.
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 Top Notch Nose Contest*  Judy Ann Brown, Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Use the given information to determine how many photos of pets were
entered in the contest.
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 Toys To Go  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Help Sam determine the sale price of scooters at the toy store.
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 The Twelve Percents of Christmas  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Calculate the percentages of the total gifts received on each of the twelve days of Christmas.
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 Valley Springs Snow Cream  Kelly Crisp
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Compare the volume of a sphere, cone, and cylinder using ice cream.
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 Video Viewing  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Just how much television will Frank and Lisa watch?
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 Waste Not, Want Not  Suzanne and Richard Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Explain what you know about the number of bananas the store had at the
beginning of the
week.
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 Water Park Adventure  Leon Roland & class
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How much does each member of the class need to earn to fund the field trip?
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 What a Move!  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine the number of hours it took the movers to move the Lavelles to their new home, as well as the number of manhours.
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 What Percentage?  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Students are asked to find the percentage of numbers from 1 to 100
which meet several
given criteria.
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 Where Does Mrs. Darien Live?  Judy Ann Brown
Middle School, difficulty level 2. Use clues to help Mrs. Darien's students find her house number.
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 Which Coupon Is Better?  Cynthia Paul
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 1. Help Cynthia decide which coupon will save her more money when she
goes to the store to
buy sheets.
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