201415 Problem of the Week Calendar
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* Students can submit to problems any time after they open. However, only solutions submitted before the next problem opens will be considered for inclusion in the posted solutions for the Math Fundamentals, PreAlgebra, Algebra, Geometry, and Trig/Calc problems.
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[ Primary  Math Fundamentals  PreAlgebra  Algebra  Geometry  Trig/Calc ]
Primary  
Submissions Open 
Problem  Mentor Group 

Aug 25  Back to School  
Sep 8  Book Club  
Sep 22  Catching Minnows  
Oct 6  Colorful Candies  
Oct 20  A Walk at the Park  
Nov 3  Dog Packs  
Nov 17  Decorating Cookies  
Dec 1  Magic Rabbits  
Dec 15  Home On Time  
Jan 5  How Many Pinecones?  
Jan 19  Number Fun  
Feb 2  Problem 12  
Feb 16  Problem 13  
Mar 2  Problem 14  
Mar 16  Problem 15  
Mar 30  Problem 16  
Apr 13  Problem 17  
Apr 27  Problem 18  
May 11  Problem 19  
May 25  Problem 20  
Math Fundamentals  
Submissions Open 
Problem  Mentor Group 
Solutions Posted 

Aug 18  Football Fanfare  Sep 5  
Sep 1  Mr. Lincoln's Line  Sep 19  
Sep 15  Birthday Trip  Oct 3  
Sep 29  Campfire Camaraderie  Oct 17  
Oct 13  So Many Salmon  Oct 31  
Oct 27  Subway Subtotals  Nov 14  
Nov 10  Pizza Dough  Nov 28  
Nov 24  Anthony's Famous Butter Rolls  Dec 12  
Dec 8  Elevator Weighin  Dec 26  
Dec 22  How Old is Santa Claus?  Jan 16  
Jan 12  Penny Dates  Jan 30  
Jan 26  Filling Beauty's Seats  Feb 13  
Feb 9  Problem 13  Feb 27  
Feb 23  Problem 14  Mar 13  
Mar 9  Problem 15  Mar 27  
Mar 23  Problem 16  Apr 10  
Apr 6  Problem 17  Apr 24  
Apr 20  Problem 18  May 8  
May 4  Problem 19  May 22  
May 18  Problem 20  Jun 5  
PreAlgebra  
Submissions Open 
Problem  Mentor Group 
Solutions Posted 

Aug 25  Boxes of Stationery  Sep 12  
Sep 8  Forming Triangles from a Folding Ruler  Sep 26  
Sep 22  Women's Walkway  Oct 10  
Oct 6  Integer Images  Oct 24  
Oct 20  3D Vision  Nov 7  
Nov 3  Falling Leaves  Nov 21  
Nov 17  The Nutty Squirrel  Dec 5  
Dec 1  Riz's Route  Dec 19  
Dec 15  Radical Darts  Jan 9  
Jan 5  A Happy New Year Wish  Jan 23  
Jan 19  Duke is Missing  Feb 6  
Feb 2  Problem 12  Feb 20  
Feb 16  Problem 13  Mar 6  
Mar 2  Problem 14  Mar 20  
Mar 16  Problem 15  Apr 3  
Mar 30  Problem 16  Apr 17  
Apr 13  Problem 17  May 1  
Apr 27  Problem 18  May 15  
May 11  Problem 19  May 29  
May 25  Problem 20  Jun 12  
Algebra  
Submissions Open 
Problem  Mentor Group 
Solutions Posted 

Aug 18  My Three Dogs  Sep 5  
Sep 1  Calendar Calculations  Sep 19  
Sep 15  Kristina's Code  Oct 3  
Sep 29  Baffling Brother  Oct 17  
Oct 13  What's the Difference?  Oct 31  
Oct 27  Splash!  Nov 14  
Nov 10  Dinner at Pepe's  Nov 28  
Nov 24  Time Trial Triumphs  Dec 12  
Dec 8  Heating the Tub  Dec 26  
Dec 22  To B or Not To B  Jan 16  
Jan 12  Sierpinski Stages  Jan 30  
Jan 26  Battle of the Bands  Feb 13  
Feb 9  Problem 13  Feb 27  
Feb 23  Problem 14  Mar 13  
Mar 9  Problem 15  Mar 27  
Mar 23  Problem 16  Apr 10  
Apr 6  Problem 17  Apr 24  
Apr 20  Problem 18  May 8  
May 4  Problem 19  May 22  
May 18  Problem 20  Jun 5  
Geometry  
Submissions Open 
Problem  Mentor Group 
Solutions Posted 

Aug 25  Fitting In  Sep 12  
Sep 8  Lost at Sea?  Sep 26  
Sep 22  Pentagon Puzzle  Oct 10  
Oct 6  Eminen  Oct 24  
Oct 20  Tied in Knots  Nov 7  
Nov 3  Cutting Corners  Nov 21  
Nov 17  How Many Angles?  Dec 5  
Dec 1  Assessing Seismic Risk  Dec 19  
Dec 15  TV Dimensions  Jan 9  
Jan 5  How Deep is It?  Jan 23  
Jan 19  So Many Similar Triangles!  Feb 6  
Feb 2  Problem 12  Feb 20  
Feb 16  Problem 13  Mar 6  
Mar 2  Problem 14  Mar 20  
Mar 16  Problem 15  Apr 3  
Mar 30  Problem 16  Apr 17  
Apr 13  Problem 17  May 1  
Apr 27  Problem 18  May 15  
May 11  Problem 19  May 29  
May 25  Problem 20  Jun 12  
Trig/Calc  
Submissions Open 
Problem  Mentor Group 
Solutions Posted 

Aug 18  Preparing for the Test  Sep 5  
Sep 1  Find the Function  Sep 19  
Sep 15  Is It a Midpoint?  Oct 3  
Sep 29  Up, Up, and Away (Part I)  Oct 17  
Oct 13  Up, Up, and Away (Part II)  Oct 31  
Oct 27  Can You Prove It?  Nov 14  
Nov 10  George's Gutters  Nov 28  
Nov 24  Skiing in Vermont  Dec 12  
Dec 8  Pie Puzzler  Dec 26  
Dec 22  A Rhyming Riddle  Jan 16  
Jan 12  Time to Make the Doughnuts  Jan 30  
Jan 26  Stonybrooke River Bridge  Feb 13  
Feb 9  Problem 13  Feb 27  
Feb 23  Problem 14  Mar 13  
Mar 9  Problem 15  Mar 27  
Mar 23  Problem 16  Apr 10  
Apr 6  Problem 17  Apr 24  
Apr 20  Problem 18  May 8  
May 4  Problem 19  May 22  
May 18  Problem 20  Jun 5  
* Students can submit to problems any time after they open. However, only solutions submitted before the next problem opens will be considered for inclusion in the posted solutions for the Math Fundamentals, PreAlgebra, Algebra, Geometry, and Trig/Calc problems.