 Across Europe  Lisa Lavelle
Elementary, difficulty level 3. Calculate Tray's gift "budget" during her first year working for Capital City Guidebooks (requires a bit of geography research). Initially a twoweek problem.
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 Across the Netherlands  Maggie HosMcGrane
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 5. Help sort out this bike trip through the Netherlands (requires a bit of map reading). Initially a twoweek problem.
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 Across Wisconsin  Jo Wenzler
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Determine how long it will take this athletic math teacher to bike across Wisconsin (requires a little map reading). Initially a twoweek problem.
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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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 Chocolate, Orange, Megamint Swirl  Fitzgerald's Spring 2000 Class C
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 4. How many halfgallon cartons of ice cream can fit in the freezer?
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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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 Coast to Coast Driving Costs  Suzanne and Richard Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. If the price of gas has increased 61% in the five years since we took
our first coast to coast
trip in October 2000, what would it cost per mile to make the same
trip in October of 2005?
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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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 Frugal Flooring  Marita Paynter
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Help Graeme determine how many tiles he needs to decorate his new bedroom and whether or not he can afford them.
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 Funny Ducks  Ethel Breuche
Algebra, difficulty level 4. These funny ducks always walk exactly three feet from the lily pond. What is the area of the region bounded by their path?
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 The Great Flood  Jon Basden
Elementary, difficulty level 3. How much "flood" water did Mr. Basden clean up with his shop vac?
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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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 Lost in Space  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Figure out how big an error the engineers made when they mixed up their units.
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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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 A Million in Time  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. "Human beings can expect to live a million..." Use your conversion skills to determine which unit of time best completes this statement.
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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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 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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 Neighborhood Watch  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find out how many trips will be made around the neighborhood in this watch program.
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 The Olympic Distance  Shrawan Khanna & Class
Elementary, difficulty level 4. Determine how many kilometres the Russian Olympic team members will travel in attending the 2002 Winter Olympics.
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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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 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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 Play Ball!  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 2. Figure out how to scale down parts of a basketball court so that it's "woman sized," assuming that the average men's college player is 6'3" and the average woman is 5'6".
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 Pondering Prescriptions  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Help calculate the amount of antibiotic in each dose of my prescription.
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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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 Practicing for the Winter Olympics  Cynthia Paul
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. What is the length of the semicircular path Sonya skates across the
ice rink?
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 Raisin Nut Cookies  Marsha May
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Sarah needs to convert her cookie recipe for her cousin.
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 Running a Mile on a Metric Track  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 4. How far out from the rail on a 400 meter track would you have to run to cover 440 yards?
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 Saline Solutions  Lisa Lavelle
Elementary, difficulty level 3. Measure the ingredients needed to mix the saline solutions.
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 Saturday Bike Ride  Judy Ann Brown
PreAlgebra, 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.
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 Save the Lake!  Annie & Tom Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 2. How far does the water level drop if you take 900,000 gallons of water out of a lake with a surface area of 334 acres?
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 Super Deal Salsa  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Determine how much money was saved by buying salsa in bulk.
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 Tiling Triangles  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Given the dimensions of a large triangle, find the dimensions of the 25 small triangles that tile it.
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 Water Fun?  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine how long it would take for a 30gallon water heater to empty.
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 The Weight of Bart's Brick  Terry Trotter
Algebra, difficulty level 1. Bart was asked by his construction foreman about the weight of a brick. Bart's answer befuddled his boss. (But not you.)
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 Your Speeding Ticket  Leigh & Chip Nataro
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 2. Work with powers of ten and the metric system to determine your fine.
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