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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. After School Snacks - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How much money is Shawn spending on after school snacks? How long will it take him to save enough for a new calculator? ...more>>

  3. Aidan's Millimeter Measurements - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. Calculate Aidan's height and age based on his well-baby measurements at the doctor's office. ...more>>

  4. All Aboard! - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How long will Sasha's train trip from Washington to Chicago take? ...more>>

  5. At Least a Mile - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. How many runs do the Phillies have to score before the base runners have covered a certain distance? ...more>>

  6. Baking Blackberries - Annie Fetter
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 1. Which rectangular baking dish should I use? ...more>>

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

  8. Baseball Trivia - Judy Ann Brown
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many runs do the Phillies have to score before the base runners have covered a mile? ...more>>

  9. The Big Picture! - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. A picture is enlarged to four times its area. ...more>>

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

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

  12. Building Fences - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Plan a garden so as to maximize the area surrounded by a 36-yard fence. ...more>>

  13. Building on Water - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. Find the area of a circular pond not covered by a rectangular building. ...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. Bunches of Basil - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine the maximum number of basil plants I will have after I finish thinning the garden. ...more>>

  16. 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>>

  17. Cadence - Lillian Ray
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Determine which friend has the faster cadence. ...more>>

  18. 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>>

  19. Canadian Soccer - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find the distance a player runs to complete three "Double V" laps. ...more>>

  20. 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>>

  21. 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>>

  22. Choose Your Challenge - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Can Zak find a more precise measure of how much older his brother is than he is? ...more>>

  23. 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>>

  24. Clock Work - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How did Maria and Sammy arrange their pencils on the clock face? ...more>>

  25. A Coat of Golden Angels - Terry Trotter
    Algebra, difficulty level 1. Show how to do scientific notation problems on an 8-digit, four-function calculator. ...more>>

  26. Cork Costs - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find reasonable prices for the different sizes of cork. ...more>>

  27. The Cost of Chocolate - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. How can I get the most chocolate for my $30.00? ...more>>

  28. 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>>

  29. Covered Bridges - Steve Risberg, Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. If the sum of three nephews' ages is equal to the driving time of their trip, find the age of the youngest nephew. ...more>>

  30. 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>>

  31. Cupcakes, Cupcakes! - Kristina Lasher & Terry Trotter
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. Andrei needs to put icing on the cupcakes and get out the door to catch the bus. Will he and his sister be able to get them all iced in time? ...more>>

  32. 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>>

  33. Distance Driving - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Write an expression that will help you determine how long it will take the car to travel any given number of kilometers. ...more>>

  34. Dividing Daffodils - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. Help us plant our garden of daffodils. ...more>>

  35. 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>>

  36. Driving Decisions - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Help the Downings decide which car rental is the best option for their trip to Denver. ...more>>

  37. Ducky Promenade - Leon Roland & class (poetry by Annie Fetter)
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the weight of a duckling and two ducks after reading this poem. ...more>>

  38. 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>>

  39. Farmer Fever's Hay - Ed Levinson
    Elementary, difficulty level 4. Determine the weights of the four pieces of Farmer Fever's broken 40-pound rock. ...more>>

  40. The Farmer in the Dilemma - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Help Farmer Mead spend exactly $100 buying exactly 100 sheep, cows and horses. ...more>>

  41. Fences for Fido and Friends - Annie Fetter
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find the area of each rectangular dog pen. ...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. Frequent Flier Figuring - Judy Ann Brown
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Use Web resources to help plan the shortest route from Allentown, Pennsylvania, to New Orleans, Louisiana. ...more>>

  44. Frog Farming * - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Help Farmer Mead build a rectangular pen to hold her frogs. ...more>>

  45. Frog Farming - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Help Farmer Mead build a rectangular pen that holds the greatest number of frogs. ...more>>

  46. Garden Grove - Steve Risberg & Stephen Weimar
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Determine the amount of dirt and the amount of peat moss needed to have the correct ratio of dirt to peat moss for the garden. ...more>>

  47. 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>>

  48. Gearing Up - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Think about and explain the relationship between three different-sized gears. ...more>>

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

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


 
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