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  1. Bouncing Babies - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Make predictions based on conversation at a recent baby shower. ...more>>

  2. Bull's-eye Probability - Ethel Breuche
    Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the probability of hitting a circular target board closer to the center. ...more>>

  3. Chamique the Archer - Mr. Marthinsen's Geometry Class
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Chamique wants to know the probability of hitting a bull's-eye with a randomly shot arrow. ...more>>

  4. 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? ...more>>

  5. Flipping Coins - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Determine whether this coin flipping game is a fair one. ...more>>

  6. Flipping Over Pennies - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. How many equally likely outcomes are there when flipping 10 coins? ...more>>

  7. Golfing Luck? - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Work with probability on the practice hole of the golf course. ...more>>

  8. A Great Way to Make Money? - Leigh Nataro
    Discrete Math, difficulty level 2. Is it better to rely on a weekly pay of $10, or take a chance on the money that is in a paper bag? ...more>>

  9. Happy Birthday to You, & You, & You... - Leigh Nataro
    Trig/Calc, difficulty level 3. What is the probability that in a room of 30 people, at least two people will share the same birthday? ...more>>

  10. Money Maker? - Leigh Nataro, Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. Would you rather earn $10 a week, or take a chance every week on the money in this paper bag? ...more>>

  11. 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>>

  12. My Bag of Marbles - Terry Trotter
    Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find the probability of drawing a blue marble after additional marbles have been placed in a bag. ...more>>

  13. Needles and Lines - Leigh Nataro
    Trig/Calc, difficulty level 5. Use trigonometry and calculus to find the probability of a needle touching a line. ...more>>

  14. Oceans of Fun - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Help the Math Club approximate the portion of the Earth's surface that is covered by the oceans. ...more>>

  15. Odds vs. Evens - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Can Jerome and Kiya use what they know about probability to make their games fair? ...more>>

  16. Olympic Target Shooting - Annie Fetter
    Geometry, difficulty level 2. Given that a shooter is equally likely to hit any point on a 10-inch target, what are the odds that his shot will be in the 6-inch circle? ...more>>

  17. Picking Painted Cubes - Annie Fetter
    Geometry, difficulty level 2. A large cube, composed of smaller cubes, is painted on all sides. The edge length is five small cubes. It's then broken apart and the smaller cubes are put in a bag. What are the odds that a chosen cube is painted on three ...more>>

  18. Prime Probability - Lisa Lavelle
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Given the expression n^2 - 5, what is the probability that the result is prime for integers between 2 and 12? ...more>>

  19. Probability on the Board - Ethel Breuche
    Algebra, difficulty level 3. On a 6 x 6 grid, what is the probability that a marker starting at (0,0) will pass through (3,3) when moved either north or east? ...more>>

  20. Quiz Quandary - Leigh Nataro
    Discrete Math, difficulty level 4. Using probabilities and matrices, determine the probability of doing well on a quiz. ...more>>

  21. Seasonal Probability - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Calculate the probability that your birthday falls in a particular season of the year. ...more>>

  22. Student Council Elections - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. Find the number of ways names can be arranged on the student council ballot, and figure the odds that a brother and sister will both be listed first in their respective races. ...more>>

  23. Timeline Trivia - Leigh Nataro
    Discrete Math, difficulty level 5. What is the probability of getting all ten historical events in the wrong order? ...more>>

  24. Totolospi - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Calculate the probability of advancing on a toss when playing the game Totolospi. ...more>>

  25. Vinnie Valentine's Mix-Up - Leigh Nataro
    Trig/Calc, difficulty level 4. What is the probability of getting exactly 10 out of 20 valentines to the correct person? ...more>>

  26. Welcome Back - Leigh Nataro
    Discrete Math, difficulty level 3. Find the probability of spelling "Welcome Back" when cards with each letter are flipped over. ...more>>


 
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