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  1. 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>>

  2. Anthony's Famous Butter Rolls - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many rolls will Anthony need to bake for the family's Thanksgiving feast? ...more>>

  3. A Pound of Tea - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find out how long a pound of tea would last Hazel if she were alone. ...more>>

  4. Apple Picking - Richard Tchen, Suzanne Alejandre, Annie Fetter
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 1. Calculate the approximate cost of each apple at the pick-your-own orchard. ...more>>

  5. Approval Method of Voting - Ethel Breuche
    Algebra, difficulty level 3. In the country of Algpoweria, eligible voters can cast their votes for two candidates. Based on the clues given, find how many votes each candidate received and the number of eligible voters. ...more>>

  6. At the Movies - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Explore the changes in movie and theater prices. ...more>>

  7. Balancing Mobiles - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Explore two Laws of Archimedes as you puzzle through a balanced mobile. ...more>>

  8. The Big Picture! - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. A picture is enlarged to four times its area. ...more>>

  9. Boxes of Stationery - Annie Fetter, Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. How many sheets of paper and how many envelopes are in the box of stationery? ...more>>

  10. Building on Water - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. Find the area of a circular pond not covered by a rectangular building. ...more>>

  11. Buying Cola - Leon Roland & class
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Where should Chuck shop to get the most cola? Is this the best buy? ...more>>

  12. Catching Up! - Kristina Lasher
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Marika is catching up to her father's age. How can that be? ...more>>

  13. Cat Walk - Math Olympiad Problem (revised)
    Elementary, difficulty level 2. Using the ratio of dog steps to cat steps and the length of a dog step, calculate the number of feet a cat walks in 24 steps. ...more>>

  14. Chime Time - Lisa Lavelle (adapted)
    Elementary, difficulty level 3. Determine how long it takes a clock to chime. ...more>>

  15. 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>>

  16. Common Cents - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How much money do Monique and Misty each contribute toward Mom's Valentine's candy? ...more>>

  17. Costly Cable - Leigh Nataro
    Trig/Calc, difficulty level 3. Find where to lay a fiber optic cable in order to minimize the cost. ...more>>

  18. The Cost of Chocolate - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. How can I get the most chocolate for my $30.00? ...more>>

  19. Cupcakes, Cupcakes! - Kristina Lasher & Terry Trotter
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. Andrei needs to put icing on the cupcakes and get out the door to catch the bus. Will he and his sister be able to get them all iced in time? ...more>>

  20. The Custom of Customs - Ethel Breuche
    Algebra, difficulty level 2. Two wine merchants enter Paris with their merchandise. They need to pay custom duties. Each pays with francs and with some casks of wine. What is each cask of wine worth and what is the duty on each cask? ...more>>

  21. Designing Doorways for Rich and Riz - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find the height for a doorway for Riz that gives him a proportional amount of room as Rich has in the pictured doorway. ...more>>

  22. Donald Duck's Trip - Terry Trotter
    Algebra, difficulty level 2. What fractional part of Donald's trip had he traveled by 4:00 P.M.? ...more>>

  23. Downhill All the Way - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Starting at 10,000 feet above sea level, descending a 6% grade followed by a 4% grade will put a car how many feet above sea level? ...more>>

  24. Downloading Duel - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Whose downloading task should take longer? ...more>>

  25. Drama Dollars - Andrea Stitt and Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find the percentage of the earnings that came from the adult tickets sold by the school drama club. ...more>>

  26. Escalation - Melissa Kennedy
    Algebra, difficulty level 2. A rate, time, distance problem that involves finding the number of steps on an escalator. ...more>>

  27. Fording the River - Lisa and Judy Gardner
    Algebra, difficulty level 2. A terrible accident occurred just when the hands of a watch were in a special position. What time was it? ...more>>

  28. Garden Grove - Steve Risberg & Stephen Weimar
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Determine the amount of dirt and the amount of peat moss needed to have the correct ratio of dirt to peat moss for the garden. ...more>>

  29. Gearing Up - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Think about and explain the relationship between three different-sized gears. ...more>>

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

  31. Growing Pains - Lisa Lavelle
    Elementary, difficulty level 4. Predict the height and weight of a child after ten years. ...more>>

  32. He Ate It All! - Mr. Marthinsen's Geometry Class
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. The professor ate an entire pizza in 28 minutes. Figure out the size of the pizza. ...more>>

  33. Heavy Hoisting - Math Forum Staff
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Using the information given in the problem, find the weight of an average human adult. ...more>>

  34. Horton's Clover Hunt - Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Find out how fast Horton had to work picking clovers. ...more>>

  35. How Old is Mia? - Claire Mead
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Use Mia's clues to find how old she is. ...more>>

  36. How Safe Is Your Bike? - Chief Brian Craig and Lisa Lavelle
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Compare the bicycle theft rates in three different cities. ...more>>

  37. How Wide Is My Garden? - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. A scale drawing is used to determine the width and area of a garden. ...more>>

  38. I'm a Groundhog? - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Using Suzanne's height, Phil's height, and Suzanne's shadow length, find Phil's shadow length. ...more>>

  39. Jack and Jill Go Jogging - Terry Trotter
    Algebra, difficulty level 2. Two famous Mother Goose characters take up aerobics, running at some numerical speeds while exercising. How fast can each one jog? ...more>>

  40. Join Us for a Quarter-pound Burger - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Work with fractions and percents to help plan this cookout. ...more>>

  41. Kaytee's Contest - Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Use clues to figure out how much Kaytee's cows weigh. ...more>>

  42. Lee's Lawn Chair - Lee & Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Using the measurements given in the problem, determine the scale factor used to create the larger chair. ...more>>

  43. The Length of Larry's Rectangle - Larry Sue
    Algebra, difficulty level 2. Larry wants to know the length of his rectangle. Can you help him? ...more>>

  44. Lightning Strikes - Judy Ann Brown
    midpow, difficulty level 1. It takes five seconds for the sound of thunder to travel one mile. How far away is the lightning if thirty-two seconds pass between the flash of the lightning bolt and the sound of the thunder? ...more>>

  45. Luscious Lemonade - Judy Ann Brown
    Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. The label on the lemon concentrate says that I need to mix 2 cups of concentrate with 3 cups of water. How much lemon concentrate should I buy to make 25 gallons of lemonade? ...more>>

  46. Making Pie Crust - Annie Fetter
    Geometry, difficulty level 3. How would you change the recipe for a 9-inch pie crust to make an 11-inch pie crust? ...more>>

  47. McPrincipal's Night at McDee's - Antonietta D.
    Elementary, difficulty level 4. Just how much did the teachers from Mathematics Elementary School sell (and earn) in their charity drive? ...more>>

  48. Membership Boom! - Judy Ann Brown
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the number of students involved in the Math Club, and the number of students in the school. ...more>>

  49. Mikey and Lily Eat Cereal - Stephen Weimar, Annie Fetter, Suzanne Alejandre
    Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. How much of a box of cereal do Mikey and Lily each have left? ...more>>

  50. 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>>


 
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