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  1. Accounting for Age - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Given a number trick, explain why the result is always the original number followed by your age. ...more>>

  2. Alien Operations - Teaching the Young Learner Group
    Elementary, difficulty level 2. Can you help scientists decipher the operation symbols on this alien artifact? ...more>>

  3. Anderson's Pumpkin Patch - Teaching the Young Learner Group and Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many students are there in Ms. Juncos's fourth grade class? ...more>>

  4. Balancing Mobiles - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Explore two Laws of Archimedes as you puzzle through a balanced mobile. ...more>>

  5. 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>>

  6. Boxes of Stationery - Annie Fetter, Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. How many sheets of paper and how many envelopes are in the box of stationery? ...more>>

  7. Campfire Camaraderie - Jessica Philips from Western Oregon University
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. How did the animals place themselves around the campfire? ...more>>

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

  9. Cats, Dogs, and Kids Everywhere You Look - Judy Ann Brown
    Middle School, difficulty level 2. A Logic problem: Patty's dog and Oscar's cat are both namesakes of the owner of the cat named Oscar...Who owns the dog Patty? ...more>>

  10. Club Competition - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Determine how many teams the Fibonacci Middle School Math Club can enter in their first competition. ...more>>

  11. 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>>

  12. Commuting Conundrum - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Help Suzanne and Richard decide which train tickets will give them the most value for their dollar. ...more>>

  13. Coverage - Larry Sue
    Discrete Math, difficulty level 1. This classic problem asks whether the given shape covers the given grid. ...more>>

  14. Cubic Changes - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Determine how the volume and surface area of a cube change when the edge length is changed. ...more>>

  15. 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>>

  16. Elevator Weigh-in - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Would Melissa's family and neigbors exceed the maximum weight allowance of their apartment building elevator? If not, how many more would fit? ...more>>

  17. Funny Money - Lisa Lavelle (adapted)
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Determine the amount of money Divya has in her bank. ...more>>

  18. Geo in Jeopardy - Richard Tchen
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the dimensions of the three-dimensional phone booth. ...more>>

  19. The Graduating Class - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Use the information about students with different grades to determine the number of students in Mrs. Smith's class. ...more>>

  20. Grampa Joe's Great Grandpets - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. Grampa Joe is taking gifts to his grandchildren for their new pets. Can you help him figure out which great grandpet belongs to each grandchild? ...more>>

  21. Guess My Number If You Can! - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. Use division clues to reveal the secret number. ...more>>

  22. Happy New Year! - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. A puzzle for the new year: how is the grid designed? ...more>>

  23. Happy Thanksgiving - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. A logic puzzle to solve the age-old question, "Who will wash the dishes?" ...more>>

  24. High School Reunion - Western Oregon University Pre-service
    Elementary, difficulty level 2. Use logic to discover the arrangement of person, car, city, and occupation. ...more>>

  25. Homework Phone Pals - Leigh Nataro
    Discrete Math, difficulty level 1. Using the given clues, figure out which students are homework phone pals. ...more>>

  26. Hot Dog Day! - Jeffrey Mo
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine how many large hot dogs have been ordered for this special day. ...more>>

  27. How Old is Ms. Nelson? - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Ms. Nelson claims that she is three times as old as her little sister. However, six years ago she was five times as old as her sister was. How old is Ms. Nelson? ...more>>

  28. It's A Secret - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. In this puzzle, your job is to decode the secret message. ...more>>

  29. Label Shuffle - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. There are three containers. Which one has the red marbles? ...more>>

  30. Locker Combinations - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. In this counting problem you will need to determine the total number of possible locker combinations. ...more>>

  31. The Locker Problem - Ethel Breuche
    Discrete Math, difficulty level 2. This classic number theory problem investigates properties of prime numbers, perfect squares, and counting in a problem that involves opening and closing locker doors. ...more>>

  32. Lost in Des Moines - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Calculate the speed of a car using given information. ...more>>

  33. Making Money - Alice Miller
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. How much money would you have by December 31, 1999, if you put 10 cents in the special "math" bank on January 1, 1999? ...more>>

  34. Math Club Lollipop Profits - Judy Ann Brown
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. The Math Club plans to sell lollipops. Help them to calculate their profit. ...more>>

  35. Math Club Ski Trip - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Mrs. Germain and her friend, Mrs. Granville, need your help to plan the shortest route to visit five local ski areas. ...more>>

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

  37. Movie Seating - Maria Fung and her students
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Use the clues to determine where Mom, Dad, Randy, Shelley, Noreen, and Alan sit at the movie theater. ...more>>

  38. Mr. Carmel's Party Plan - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Help Mr. Carmel's class earn an ice cream party by counting the number of possible sundaes. ...more>>

  39. The Musicians' Dilemma - Daniel Weinstein
    Discrete Math, difficulty level 1. The musicians need to cross a bridge but only two may go at a time, using the flashlight. They take different amounts of time to cross but they have only seventeen minutes to get to the concert. How can they do this? ...more>>

  40. The Name Game - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. The first student says his/her own name; the second student repeats the first student's name and adds his/her own name... How many names are said if the numbers of students in my math classes on the first day are 27, ...more>>

  41. Operating Diagonally - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Think about the effect of multiplication and addition on the numbers in the hundreds chart. ...more>>

  42. The Oracle's Oration - Annie Fetter
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Explain how payment should be distributed based on the number of rolls two people shared with the group of three. ...more>>

  43. Ostrich Llama Count - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Given the combined number of heads and legs of ostriches and llamas, help Raul and Esteban figure out how many ostriches and how many llamas there are. ...more>>

  44. Payment in Kind - Lisa Lavelle (adapted)
    Elementary, difficulty level 3. Determine the spouses of three kind women based on the details of their inheritance. ...more>>

  45. Peanut's Back Yard - Jonathan Bauer
    Pre-Algebra, 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? ...more>>

  46. Pegging Possibilities - Michael Urbut
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Explore the number of possible arrangements of pegs in this logic game. ...more>>

  47. Penguin Confusion - Lisa Lavelle
    Elementary, difficulty level 2. Four penguins have lost their nametags. Help them sort out who's who. ...more>>

  48. Penguin Fun - Bob Coulter
    Elementary, difficulty level 2. Three penguins go to an amusement park. Can they all take the same ride? ...more>>

  49. Perfect Passengers - Mrs. Clark's Sixth Grade Stars
    Elementary, difficulty level 2. See if you can determine who's who using clues to their eye color and luggage. ...more>>

  50. Pouring the Punch - Neil Bress
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. The Refreshments Committee needs to pour exactly four liters of eggnog using only three-liter and five-liter measures. ...more>>


 
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