 Accuracy Please  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Considering precision, accuracy, and appropriateness in finding the volume of a cone.
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 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?
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 Aidan's Millimeter Measurements  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. Calculate Aidan's height and age based on his wellbaby measurements at the doctor's office.
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 All Aboard!  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How long will Sasha's train trip from Washington to Chicago take?
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 At Least a Mile  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. How many runs do the Phillies have to score before the base runners have covered a certain distance?
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 Baking Blackberries  Annie Fetter
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 1. Which rectangular baking dish should I use?
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 Balancing Mobiles  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Explore two Laws of Archimedes as you puzzle through a balanced mobile.
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 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?
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 The Big Picture!  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. A picture is enlarged to four times its area.
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 Birthday Trip  Kristina Lasher
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Just how far is the trip to Aunt Mazie's house?
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 Building a Snow Statue  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Determine the height of a snow statue using the given information.
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 Building Fences  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Plan a garden so as to maximize the area surrounded by a 36yard fence.
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 Building on Water  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 4. Find the area of a circular pond not covered by a rectangular building.
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 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?
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 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.
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 Buying Cola  Leon Roland & class
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Where should Chuck shop to get the most cola? Is this the best buy?
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 Cadence  Lillian Ray
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Determine which friend has the faster cadence.
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 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?
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 Canadian Soccer  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Find the distance a player runs to complete three "Double V" laps.
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 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?
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 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?
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 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?
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 Citius, Altius, Fortius  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Would recordholding speed skaters and runners break the speed limit in a residential zone?
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 Clock Work  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How did Maria and Sammy arrange their pencils on the clock face?
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 A Coat of Golden Angels  Terry Trotter
Algebra, difficulty level 1. Show how to do scientific notation problems on an 8digit, fourfunction calculator.
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 Cork Costs  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Find reasonable prices for the different sizes of cork.
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 The Cost of Chocolate  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. How can I get the most chocolate for my $30.00?
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 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?
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 Covered Bridges  Steve Risberg, Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, 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.
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 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.
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 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?
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 Cyndy's Curtains  Cynthia Paul, Suzanne Alejandre, Annie Fetter
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. How many sets of shorter curtains can Cyndy make from the one set of
extralong curtains
that she already has?
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 Distance Driving  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, 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.
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 Dividing Daffodils  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 4. Help us plant our garden of daffodils.
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 Downhill All the Way  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, 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?
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 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.
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 Ducky Promenade  Leon Roland & class (poetry by Annie Fetter)
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find the weight of a duckling and two ducks after reading this poem.
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 Elevator Weighin  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?
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 Farmer Fever's Hay  Ed Levinson
Elementary, difficulty level 4. Determine the weights of the four pieces of Farmer Fever's broken 40pound rock.
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 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.
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 Fences for Fido and Friends  Annie Fetter
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Find the area of each rectangular dog pen.
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 Filling the Freezer  Kristina Lasher
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. How many cartons of ice cream can the Math Club fit in their freezer?
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 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.
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 Frog Farming *  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Help Farmer Mead build a rectangular pen to hold her frogs.
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 Frog Farming  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Help Farmer Mead build a rectangular pen that holds the greatest
number of frogs.
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 Garden Grove  Steve Risberg & Stephen Weimar
PreAlgebra, 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.
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 Gas Guzzlers  Mai Sidawi and Lillian Ray
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Students are asked to decide which car model to replace to get the
most savings in gas costs.
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 Gearing Up  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Think about and explain the relationship between three differentsized gears.
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 Geo in Jeopardy  Richard Tchen
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find the dimensions of the threedimensional phone booth.
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 Giving with Grapefruit  Lisa Lavelle & Western Oregon University Students
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. How much will Cassie help raise for charity?
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