 Anjelica's Very Odd Magic Sweater  Cynthia Lanius, Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find the shortcut Angelica's mother might have used to calculate the
number of dimes.
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 Arranging Rectangles  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 3. Help Kasim decide if his arrangement of rectangles could ever form a square.
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 Assembly Seating  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. What is Ben's plan for arranging chairs for the school assembly?
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 At Least a Mile  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. How many runs do the Phillies have to score before the base runners have covered a certain distance?
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 Baseball Cards  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many cards does each of the three boys have in his baseball card collection?
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 Birthday Line Up  Claire Mead, Stephen Weimar
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. How old will Seth be when his mother is five times Seth's age?
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 Box of Boxes  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Given information about the surface area, find the dimensions of the
large box. Also, find
how many small boxes fit inside the large box.
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 Building Barns *  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How long will it take Amy's crew to build a barn?
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 Caliyah's Cart  Lillian Ray
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 4. How many items did Caliyah decide to buy at the store?
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 Change You Can't Count On  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. What is the greatest amount of money I can have in my pocket?
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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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 The Christmas Gifts  Terry Trotter
Algebra, difficulty level 2. A grandfather doles out his annual Christmas gifts to his beloved grandchildren in a most unusual way  mathematical, of course.
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 Cicada Circus  Kristina Lasher and special thanks to John Cooley
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Use the table of information about periodical cicadas to figure out when
the next time is that there will be three years in a row without an
emergence.
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 Clock Work  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How did Maria and Sammy arrange their pencils on the clock face?
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 Counting Cats and Dogs  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many students in Lin's school have both a dog and a cat?
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 Dad's Cookies  Diane Anderson's Teaching the Young Learner Class
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Figure out how many cookies Dad baked for the family before they ate them all!
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 Dashing Through the Snow  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Use clues to determine the finishing order of the ski racers at Winter Carnival.
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 Dollar Dealing  Suzanne Alejandre and Lillian Ray
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. How much money did Hector and Larissa each have?
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 Eight Squares on a Table  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find the number written on the first sheet laid on the table and identify which of the eight sheets it was.
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 Emmy's Action Figures  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. In how many different ways can Emmy arrange her Famous Mathematician
action figures?
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 The Farmer in the Dilemma  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Help Farmer Mead spend exactly $100 buying exactly 100 sheep, cows and
horses.
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 Four Dates  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Anthony explores number patterns on a calendar.
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 Fraction Debate  Steve Risberg
Algebra, difficulty level 3. Three students disagree about what happens when you perform a certain operation on a positive proper fraction. Which student do you agree with? Why?
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 Frog Farming  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Help Farmer Mead build a rectangular pen that holds the greatest
number of frogs.
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 Gas Guzzlers  Mai Sidawi and Lillian Ray
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Students are asked to decide which car model to replace to get the
most savings in gas costs.
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 Getting Your Kicks On Route 66  Cynthia Lanius, Suzanne Alejandre, Richard Tchen
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. If she traveled about 5000 miles, which routes might Lani have driven?
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 Greta's Garden  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Find out how much money Greta made from each of her vegetables at the
Farmers's Market.
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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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 Holding Pattern  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. How long should the next outbound leg be?
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 Holiday Ornaments  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many holiday ornaments did each girl's mother make?
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 How Long is the Base?  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 3. Find the length of the base of a particular isosceles triangle.
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 How Old is Mia?  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Use Mia's clues to find how old she is.
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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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 Is the Fair Fair?  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 3. Figure out the probability of winning at this popular midway game.
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 Jumping Rope  Leon Roland & class
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Just how long was the rope with which we started?
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 Kaytee's Contest  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Use clues to figure out how much Kaytee's cows weigh.
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 Lemonade Fun  Maria Fung and her students
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. How many cups of each size lemonade did Jose and Nick sell?
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 Let the Chips Fall . . .  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Use clues about sums to determine which digits are on the reverse sides of three
given chips.
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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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 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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 Marathon Man  Annie Fetter
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Find the average of Dane Rauschenberg's marathon times if one of them
is disregarded.
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 Math Club Field Trip  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many people returned from the Math Club field trip in Miss Noether's van?
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 Measuring a Mountain Bike  Annie Fetter
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Help Annie determine the circumference of her bike tire so that she
can accurately set up her
new cyclometer.
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 The Mensa Toy Store  Terry Trotter
Algebra, difficulty level 2. The prices are strange in this store. Can you decipher them?
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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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 Mixing Marbles  Stephen Weimar
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find how many marbles each person had at the beginning.
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 Moons, by Jove!  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find out how long it will take these 3 moons to return to a position
of alignment with their
planet.
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 Nuts in a Bowl  Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine how many nuts are in five bowls using the given clues.
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 Off on a Tangent  Annie Fetter
Geometry, difficulty level 3. Figure out how to construct the required figure.
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 The Oracle's Crowns  Suzanne Alejandre
PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Figure out which crown Caleb had on and how he knew for sure.
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