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Montpelier Portfolio Program (Mathematics)

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Visit this site: http://mps.k12.vt.us/msms/math/problems.html

Author:Montpelier Public Schools
Description: A site that invites students to use creative strategies to solve story questions. Students choose a problem to solve and send in the solution, showing how they found it; assessments of their efforts are returned via e-mail. Questions to help guide students toward finding a strong solution, suggestions for problem-solving and communication skills, and solution strategies are provided. Problems: Dealing in Horses; WANTED Jack-O-Lantern Carvers; Pyramid of Cans Challenge; Playground Problem; Amusement Park Challenge; HELP! I Need to Make A Border; The Ant in the Well; Tulips Need Planting; Silly Sam's Weekly Allowance; Magic Rings; Gnomes and the Magic Forest; Sunshine Pyramid; The Ice Cream Shop; CD Factory; The Russian Peasant; The Popcorn Problem; Lining Up; Cheerios Problem.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Arithmetic/Early Math, Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Euclidean Plane Geometry

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