 Golden Gate Bridge *  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Find out how much wire was used in the two main cables of the Golden
Gate Bridge.
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 Golfing Luck?  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Work with probability on the practice hole of the golf course.
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 The Good Samaritan  Piedmont High School 2nd and 7thperiod Geometry Classes
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 4. Can the butler afford the paint needed to repair the sign? Did the butler do it?
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 Graphing for Area  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Graph six points and find the area of the resulting hexagon.
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 Growing Pains  Lisa Lavelle
Elementary, difficulty level 4. Predict the height and weight of a child after ten years.
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 Hauling Sand  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many tons of sand can Marty haul in his dump truck?
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 He Ate It All!  Mr. Marthinsen's Geometry Class
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. The professor ate an entire pizza in 28 minutes. Figure out the size of the pizza.
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 Heavy Hoisting  Math Forum Staff
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Using the information given in the problem, find the weight of an
average human adult.
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 Horsin' Around  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How long does it take Zachary to complete his journey on horseback and
on foot?
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 Horton's Clover Hunt  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Find out how fast Horton had to work picking clovers.
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 How Big?  Judy Ann Brown
Middle School, difficulty level 1. The dimensions of my classroom are consecutive multiples of ten. Find the dimensions of the room.
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 How Deep Is It?  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 2. How deep will the water be when this container is resting its largest
face?
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 How Fast Is a Minute?  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 1. How many feet does the tip of the minute hand travel in an hour on the
clock on Philadelphia's City Hall Tower?
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 How Large is the Patio?  Judy Ann Brown
Middle School, difficulty level 2. The Smiths are putting new flagstone on their patio. How many square feet will the patio cover?
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 How Wide Is My Garden?  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. A scale drawing is used to determine the width and area of a garden.
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 I Get A Kick Out Of Soccer!  Judy Ann Brown
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many laps of the soccer field would a team member need to complete to run more than a mile?
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 In a Pickle  Lillian Ray
Geometry, difficulty level 2. Figure out whether or not there will be enough pickle juice to make
the tartar
sauce.
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 Inching Along Down the Football Field  Terrel Trotter
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Fred put his football down on a goal line of the 100yard field. He then moved it forward half the field distance, over and over again. When did the distance first become less than one inch?
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 It's Summer in Melbourne  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many hours of sunlight does Melbourne, Australia, have on its
longest day of the year?
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 A Jar of Coins  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Use fraction clues to discover how many pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters I have in my
jar.
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 Jason's Piggy Bank  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many nickels did Jason find in his piggy bank?
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 Lincoln's Top Hat  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find the dimensions of a rectangular sheet of paper used to make a paper top hat that has width and height the same.
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 Lost in Des Moines  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Calculate the speed of a car using given information.
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 Lotsa Popcorn!  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 1. Can the World's Largest Popcorn Ball really be 50,000 times bigger than a
normal one? Wow!
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 Luscious Lemonade  Judy Ann Brown
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. The label on the lemon concentrate says that I need to mix 2 cups of concentrate with 3 cups of water. How much lemon concentrate should I buy to make 25 gallons of lemonade?
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 Meters of Money  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Help Ms. Juncos's class determine the amount of money they will raise with this metric project.
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 Milk Madness  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 4. Help Georgina find out how much milk is left using the number pattern she describes.
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 MiniMall Measurements  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Use given measurements of the stores in the minimall to find the area
and dimensions of
other stores.
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 Mirror Musing  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Using the information given in a picture of Hagrid and Baby Norbert, find out how tall each of them is.
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 Missing Pages  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Drew's math book is missing a page. What are the page numbers on the missing page?
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 Mr. W. Goes Across Australia  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 5. Help Mr. W figure out when he needs to start his trip in order to meet Mrs. W on time (requires a bit of map reading).
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 New Home for Fibonacci and Fractal  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Determine how long it will take Jimal and Leslie to fill the new 15gallon aquarium.
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 Nova Scotia Quilt  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Use the area of a rectangular bed quilt to determine its dimensions.
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 The Nutty Squirrel  Alice Miller
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. How high could a human jump if she could jump with the power of a squirrel?
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 Office Tile Choice  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find the total cost of purchasing tiles for my office.
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 Olympic Temperature  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Compare the difference in temperatures between Sydney, Australia at 14 degrees Celsius and Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. at 63 degrees Fahrenheit.
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 Partial Area  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find the area of the portion of the circle that is not included inside the inscribed square.
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 Part of a Rectangle  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 3. Given the area of part of a rectangle, find the area of the whole thing.
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 Pauline the Plumber  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Use the clues to find out how many widgets Pauline purchased.
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 Peanut's Back Yard  Jonathan Bauer
PreAlgebra, 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?
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 Penny Space  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Determine the space needed to store a million pennies.
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 Photo Wall  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find the dimensions of the large poster.
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 Pi Day  Let's Eat Cake!  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. In honor of Pi Day we will be comparing the volumes of slices taken from round and rectangular cakes.
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 Pi Day Treats  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Help Mrs. Granville and Mrs. Germain plan a Pi Day celebration.
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 Pig Pens  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Find the rectangle of least perimeter which encloses 36 sq meters of area.
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 Pizza Dough  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How much water does Mario need to use to make enough pizza dough for
him and his
friends?
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 Pizza Pie  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Use the given information to decide how many slices of the small pizza would be equal to or greater than 3 slices from the large pizza.
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 Pocket Change  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. How many dimes do I have in my pocket?
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 Pooling Tips  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How much should Fran and Gloria each give Ethan so that they all have an equal amount?
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 Pouring the Punch  Neil Bress
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. The Refreshments Committee needs to pour exactly four liters of eggnog using only threeliter and fiveliter measures.
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