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  1. Power Outage - Jackson Geometry Class
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. The power went out. Use the current reading on the clocks to determine when the power went out, and for how long. ...more>>

  2. Practicing for the Winter Olympics - Cynthia Paul
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. What is the length of the semicircular path Sonya skates across the ice rink? ...more>>

  3. Price Fluidity - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Compare the per-gallon cost of eleven different liquids, and put them in order from least to most expensive. ...more>>

  4. Pumpkin Pride - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Find the mean average diameter of jack-o'-lanterns lined up on planks and also the number of miles the planks would cover if laid end to end. ...more>>

  5. Quilting Squares - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Help with some quick calculations of the amount of fabric needed for this quilt design. ...more>>

  6. Rounding Mountains - Judy Ann Brown
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Use estimated figures to determine the maximum and minimum differences between the heights of two mountains. ...more>>

  7. Sailing Around the World - Leon Roland & class
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Determine the amounts of the supplies that Giuseppi Linguini will need to sail around the world. ...more>>

  8. Saturday Bike Ride - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Now that spring has arrived, Ali and Maya decide to dust off their bikes and go for a Saturday ride. Help find what time they will meet. ...more>>

  9. School Spirit - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. Do a little estimating to determine how much money is needed to buy school spirit items. ...more>>

  10. Seesaw - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. How did the four friends balance on the seesaw? ...more>>

  11. Sheila's Shelves - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How much space will Sheila have on her new book shelves? ...more>>

  12. Shine On Harvest Moon - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find the area of the largest circle that can be cut from a nine-inch by twelve-inch sheet of paper. ...more>>

  13. The Silver Mile - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Determine the total value of the coins in a silver mile. ...more>>

  14. Sizing Up Sequoias - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Compared to a given seed weight, find out how much an average mature sequoia weighs. ...more>>

  15. Something Fishy - Basden's 8th Hour MathDogs and Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find the maximum number of goldfish and koi to go in the fish pond. ...more>>

  16. Sports Weigh In - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Use three scale readings to find the weight of the soccer ball, the tennis ball, and the baseball. ...more>>

  17. Spring Garden Planning - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. Find the area as well as the length and width of my fractional garden. ...more>>

  18. Stacking Wood - Annie Fetter
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find how many cords of wood the woodshed will hold. ...more>>

  19. A Stellar Garden - Bill Marthinsen
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Martha Stewart wants to rebuild her ugly garden. She needs help calculating the areas in the new garden. ...more>>

  20. Subway Tokens - Annie Fetter and Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How did Samantha know the subway token machine didn't behave as advertised? ...more>>

  21. A Surfer's Tessellation - Mr. Marthinsen's First Period Class
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Shane is re-tiling his surf shack. How many of each kind of tile will he need, and what does a big tile cost? ...more>>

  22. Taking Tolls - Ben Lee
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How much money did the Lincoln Tunnel into Manhattan collect between 3:30 and 4:30 PM on December 30, 2003? ...more>>

  23. Tangrams - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Discover some of the relationships among the pieces in a set of Tangrams. ...more>>

  24. Tasty Tomato Salsa - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. If I use all of the olives, how many grams of tomatoes should I use to keep the same proportions in my salsa recipe? ...more>>

  25. Temperature Change - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Use the given information to find the temperature. ...more>>

  26. Teresa's Tiles - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many square tiles does Teresa need to cover her bathroom floor? ...more>>

  27. Thanksgiving Travel - Suzanne Alejandre & Maria Fung and her students
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Help Zach decide whether to take the PA Turnpike or the scenic route to see his parents for Thanksgiving. ...more>>

  28. Three-dimensional Television - Mr. Marthinsen's Geometry Class
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Help my friend find which TV will fit snugly into her TV nook. ...more>>

  29. Tiling Tables - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find a method to quickly calculate the dimensions of a rectangular table top with a given area so that it has the smallest possible perimeter. ...more>>

  30. Tiling Triangles - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Given the dimensions of a large triangle, find the dimensions of the 25 small triangles that tile it. ...more>>

  31. Valley Springs Snow Cream - Kelly Crisp
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Compare the volume of a sphere, cone, and cylinder using ice cream. ...more>>

  32. Val's Value - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Who has paid more for their jackets, Amir or Val? ...more>>

  33. Volume Experiment - Judy Ann Brown
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Make a prediction, conduct an experiment, and report your findings. ...more>>

  34. Watch Where You Step! - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Using statistics about slugs, about how many might be in a certain sized yard? ...more>>

  35. Wilda's Swamp Water - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Measure 8 quibits of swamp water using only 6-quibit and 10-quibit containers. ...more>>

  36. Women's Walkway - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. How many bricks would it take to cover the full area of the pattern sample? What's the area? ...more>>

  37. Wondering about Water - Annie Fetter
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the surface area of an Olympic-size ice hockey rink. ...more>>

  38. Zoo Trip - Melissa Cavanaugh (Western Oregon University) & Math Forum Staff
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many adults and seniors will Melissa's family take to the zoo? ...more>>


 
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