 Buy the Numbers  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many apartments can Tabitha number with the digits she purchased?
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 Catching Up!  Kristina Lasher
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Marika is catching up to her father's age. How can that be?
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 The Chip Swap Game  Ethel Breuche
Algebra, difficulty level 4. The object of this game is to swap the positions of the different colored chips. Count the number of moves and, as you increase the number of chips, find the general formula.
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 Cool Cubes  Heather Cool and Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Can Jackie really mark her cubes so that each sum from 1 to 36 is possible?
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 Count Your Seinneps  Leigh Nataro
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 2. Find a system of coins that uses the fewest number of coins possible without repeating coins.
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 A Cranberry Craving  Claire Mead, Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Use the pattern to find out how many cranberries Carissa ate on
Thanksgiving Thursday.
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 A Day at the Arcade  Judy Ann Brown
Middle School, difficulty level 2. The 25cent token dispensing machine only accepts quarters and half dollars one at a time. How many different combinations of coins, using quarters (q) and half dollars (h), are there to purchase the desired number of
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 Eating Grapes  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many grapes did Angela eat on Monday?
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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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 Field Trip to Fermat's Farm  Leigh Nataro
Discrete Math, difficulty level 4. Going around a circle and skipping every other child, who will be picked to ride Black Beauty first?
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 Fish in a Barrel  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find out how many fish Jake, Herman and Luke each took home from their
fishing trip.
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 The Fourth of July Parade  Ethel Breuche
Discrete Math, difficulty level 3. After the parade, the people on the float I was on shook hands with each other. The Mayor came over and shook hands with only the people he knew. How many people did he know if there were 1625 handshakes altogether?
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 Grandmother's Birthday Party  Judy Ann Brown
Middle School, difficulty level 1. Alice and Jessica are writing invitations for a surprise birthday party for their grandmother. Determine how many invitations they have written?
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 Growing Worms *  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Find a pattern to predict the growth of worms made of triangles.
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 Growing Worms  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find a pattern to predict the growth of worms made of triangles.
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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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 I Know a Secret!  Judy Ann Brown
Middle School, difficulty level 2. On the first day I told two friends my secret.They each told two friends. How long until 100 people know the secret?
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 Imogene the Imp *  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many people have to get on the Ferris Wheel before Imogene is at
the front of the
line?
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 Intersecting Circles  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 3. What is the maximum number of times six circles of the same size can intersect? In other words, draw six circles of the same size on a piece of paper  what is the maximum number of intersections your drawing can have?
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 It's an open and shut case! Or is it?  Lisa Lavelle
Elementary, difficulty level 3. A Razzle Dazzle Elementary School locker problem.
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 Just the Facts *  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. It's not a good idea to guess in this game! Find out how many
multiplication facts Zach got
right.
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 Leaping Frogs  Leigh Nataro
Discrete Math, difficulty level 2. Find a formula to determine the number of moves needed to have the frogs switch places on their lily pads.
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 Let Me Guess Your Number  Leigh Nataro
Trig/Calc, difficulty level 3. Discover the patterns behind a number puzzle.
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 Lighting the Menorah  Lillian Ray and Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. How many candles are used during Chanukah?
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 Lillian's Lines  Lillian Ray and Molly Ribble
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Students are asked to find how many square panes a path goes through
for a window of a
given size.
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 The Locker Problem  Ethel Breuche
Discrete Math, difficulty level 2. This classic number theory problem investigates properties of prime numbers, perfect squares, and counting in a problem that involves opening and closing locker doors.
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 Magic Square Jumble  Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Help straighten out this magic square.
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 The Math Club Holiday Party  Judy Ann Brown
Middle School, difficulty level 2. The Math Club is having a holiday party. If the presents are opened in 5 minute intervals starting at 1:00 p.m. the last gift will be opened starting at 5:35 p.m. How many club members are there?
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 Mathematics Club Membership  Judy Ann Brown
Middle School, difficulty level 2. Find the number of students in the Mathematics Club using the given information.
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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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 MiniMovie Theater Seating  Chrissy Stewart (adapted)
Elementary, difficulty level 3. How many rowdy kids can sit in the MiniMovie Theater?
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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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 Monmouth Mountain Bikes  Kristina Lasher
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. How many mountain bikes will have the highest level of safety testing?
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 Moving the Lincolns  Leigh Nataro
Discrete Math, difficulty level 4. How many moves are needed to turn a triangular array of pennies upside down?
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 Mr. Lincoln's Line *  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find out who's wearing glasses and carrying lunch boxes in Mr.
Lincoln's lunch line.
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 Mystery Numbers  CanSchoolNet  revised
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Fill in the missing numbers on an ancient scroll.
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 Order in the Court *  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many handshakes will take place when the Supreme Court meets?
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 Pirate Treasure *  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many trips will it take to get the pirates and their treasure back
to the ship?
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 Playing with Blocks  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 4. A large cube is made up of 13 double cubes like the smaller one shown, plus a single cube. What color is the single cube, and where does it have to be?
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 Pondering Palindromes  Mary DeYoung & class
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. Explore 4digit palindromes and find something else they have in common.
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 A ProductPlus1  Terry Trotter
Algebra, difficulty level 3. The product of any four consecutive integers, increased by one, is always a square number. Give at least three instances of that statement and prove that this will always occur by finding an algebraic expression for that
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 Sequence of Exercise  Judy Ann Brown
Middle School, difficulty level 2. Each day Chris and Jody jog three blocks farther than they did the day before. How many days have Chris and Jody been jogging?
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 A Sequence of Numbers  Asher Walkover
Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find the second number in a Fibonaccilike series.
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 Set a Date  Lisa Lavelle (with help from Judy Ann Brown)
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Explore an interesting detail about a given date, and find six more dates with the same quality.
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 Shop 'Til You Drop *  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find out how much Jason spent on his first backtoschool shopping trip.
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 Subway Subtotals  Kristina Lasher
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. When people ride the subway, they can pay with money, tokens, or transit cards. How did the people in my subway car pay their fare this morning?
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 Super Bowl XXXII  Judy Ann Brown
Middle School, difficulty level 2. The Super Bowl committee has decided to create a plaque to hang in the NFL Hall of Fame. Your job is to determine how many of each letter or symbol must be made in gold.
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 Teresa's Tiles  Kristina Lasher
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many square tiles does Teresa need to cover her bathroom floor?
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 Trapezoid Teatime  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find out how many guests can sit at a row of trapezoid tables at the school volunteers' tea.
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 Ursala is Undecided  Melissa Kennedy, Ethel Breuche
Discrete Math, difficulty level 1. Poor Undecided Ursala has many paths to choose to get from point A to point S. Exactly how many paths does she have a choice of taking?
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