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  1. 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 two-week problem. ...more>>

  2. Across the Netherlands - Maggie Hos-McGrane
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 5. Help sort out this bike trip through the Netherlands (requires a bit of map reading). Initially a two-week problem. ...more>>

  3. 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 two-week problem. ...more>>

  4. 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>>

  5. Chocolate, Orange, Mega-mint Swirl - Fitzgerald's Spring 2000 Class C
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. How many half-gallon cartons of ice cream can fit in the freezer? ...more>>

  6. 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>>

  7. Coast to Coast Driving Costs - Suzanne and Richard Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, 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? ...more>>

  8. 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>>

  9. 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. ...more>>

  10. 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? ...more>>

  11. The Great Flood - Jon Basden
    Elementary, difficulty level 3. How much "flood" water did Mr. Basden clean up with his shop vac? ...more>>

  12. 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? ...more>>

  13. 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. ...more>>

  14. 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. ...more>>

  15. Milk Madness - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. Help Georgina find out how much milk is left using the number pattern she describes. ...more>>

  16. 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. ...more>>

  17. Mirror Musing - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Using the information given in a picture of Hagrid and Baby Norbert, find out how tall each of them is. ...more>>

  18. 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). ...more>>

  19. Neighborhood Watch - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find out how many trips will be made around the neighborhood in this watch program. ...more>>

  20. 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. ...more>>

  21. Partial Area - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the area of the portion of the circle that is not included inside the inscribed square. ...more>>

  22. Pizza Pie - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, 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. ...more>>

  23. 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". ...more>>

  24. Pondering Prescriptions - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Help calculate the amount of antibiotic in each dose of my prescription. ...more>>

  25. Pouring the Punch - Neil Bress
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. The Refreshments Committee needs to pour exactly four liters of eggnog using only three-liter and five-liter measures. ...more>>

  26. 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>>

  27. Raisin Nut Cookies - Marsha May
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Sarah needs to convert her cookie recipe for her cousin. ...more>>

  28. 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? ...more>>

  29. Saline Solutions - Lisa Lavelle
    Elementary, difficulty level 3. Measure the ingredients needed to mix the saline solutions. ...more>>

  30. 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>>

  31. 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? ...more>>

  32. Super Deal Salsa - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Determine how much money was saved by buying salsa in bulk. ...more>>

  33. 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>>

  34. Water Fun? - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine how long it would take for a 30-gallon water heater to empty. ...more>>

  35. 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.) ...more>>

  36. Your Speeding Ticket - Leigh & Chip Nataro
    Trig/Calc, difficulty level 2. Work with powers of ten and the metric system to determine your fine. ...more>>


 
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