2017-18 Problem of the Week Calendar

Links to the Packets, suggested Activity Series strategies, and Online Resources (and more!) are available from the individual problem page (linked from the titles below). Access to the problems is restricted to users who have subscribed to one of our membership services.

Mentor groups (indicated by X) make it possible for more students to receive free mentoring than is normally possible. This list is updated throughout the year.

* 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, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, and Geometry problems.

Teachers with Full Memberships or higher can also view the problems from the 2016-17 academic year.

[ Primary | Math Fundamentals | Pre-Algebra | Algebra | Geometry | Trig/Calc ]

Primary

  Submissions
Open
Problem Mentor
Group
 
 
  Aug 14 A Game of Dice    
  Aug 28 Playing Cards    
  Sep 11 At the Fair    
  Sep 25 Color Competition    
  Oct 9 Making Sandwiches    
  Oct 23 Building a Fence    
  Nov 6 Pretzel Riddle    
  Nov 20 At the Grocery Store    
  Dec 4 Problem 9    
  Dec 18 Problem 10    
  Jan 8 Problem 11    
  Jan 22 Problem 12    
  Feb 5 Problem 13    
  Feb 19 Problem 14    
  Mar 5 Problem 15    
  Mar 19 Problem 16    
  Apr 2 Problem 17    
  Apr 16 Problem 18    
  Apr 30 Problem 19    
  May 14 Problem 20    
 

Math Fundamentals

  Submissions
Open
Problem Mentor
Group
Solutions
Posted
 
  Aug 21 Sharing Birthdays   Sep 8
  Sep 4 Chime Time   Sep 22
  Sep 18 Sports Weigh In   Oct 6
  Oct 2 A Pound of Tea Oct 20
  Oct 16 Apple Inventory Nov 3
  Oct 30 Subway Tokens Nov 17
  Nov 13 Trapezoid Teatime Dec 1
  Nov 27 Zoo Train in preview   Dec 15
  Dec 11 Problem 9   Jan 5
  Jan 1 Problem 10   Jan 19
  Jan 15 Problem 11   Feb 2
  Jan 29 Problem 12   Feb 16
  Feb 12 Problem 13   Mar 2
  Feb 26 Problem 14   Mar 16
  Mar 12 Problem 15   Mar 30
  Mar 26 Problem 16   Apr 13
  Apr 9 Problem 17   Apr 27
  Apr 23 Problem 18   May 11
  May 7 Problem 19   May 25
  May 21 Problem 20   Jun 8
 

Pre-Algebra

  Submissions
Open
Problem Mentor
Group
Solutions
Posted
 
  Aug 14 At Least a Mile   Sep 1
  Aug 28 Cork Costs   Sep 15
  Sep 11 Buying Cola   Sep 29
  Sep 25 Downloading Duel   Oct 13
  Oct 9 Apple Picking   Oct 27
  Oct 23 Pumpkin Carving for Charity   Nov 10
  Nov 6 Peeling Potatoes   Nov 24
  Nov 20 A Cranberry Craving   Dec 8
  Dec 4 Problem 9   Dec 22
  Dec 18 Problem 10   Jan 12
  Jan 8 Problem 11   Jan 26
  Jan 22 Problem 12   Feb 9
  Feb 5 Problem 13   Feb 23
  Feb 19 Problem 14   Mar 9
  Mar 5 Problem 15   Mar 23
  Mar 19 Problem 16   Apr 6
  Apr 2 Problem 17   Apr 20
  Apr 16 Problem 18   May 4
  Apr 30 Problem 19   May 18
  May 14 Problem 20   Jun 1
 

Algebra

  Submissions
Open
Problem Mentor
Group
Solutions
Posted
 
  Aug 21 My Three Dogs   Sep 8
  Sep 4 Calendar Calculations   Sep 22
  Sep 18 Kristina's Code   Oct 6
  Oct 2 Baffling Brother   Oct 20
  Oct 16 What's the Difference?   Nov 3
  Oct 30 Splash!   Nov 17
  Nov 13 Dinner at Pepe's   Dec 1
  Nov 27 Time Trial Triumphs in preview   Dec 15
  Dec 11 Problem 9   Jan 5
  Jan 1 Problem 10   Jan 19
  Jan 15 Problem 11   Feb 2
  Jan 29 Problem 12   Feb 16
  Feb 12 Problem 13   Mar 2
  Feb 26 Problem 14   Mar 16
  Mar 12 Problem 15   Mar 30
  Mar 26 Problem 16   Apr 13
  Apr 9 Problem 17   Apr 27
  Apr 23 Problem 18   May 11
  May 7 Problem 19   May 25
  May 21 Problem 20   Jun 8
 

Geometry

  Submissions
Open
Problem Mentor
Group
Solutions
Posted
 
  Aug 14 Visiting Friends   Sep 1
  Aug 28 What's the Angle?   Sep 15
  Sep 11 Congruent Rectangles   Sep 29
  Sep 25 The Folding Ruler   Oct 13
  Oct 9 Square Segments   Oct 27
  Oct 23 Well, Well, Well   Nov 10
  Nov 6 Ants Marching   Nov 24
  Nov 20 Dendrochronology   Dec 8
  Dec 4 Problem 9   Dec 22
  Dec 18 Problem 10   Jan 12
  Jan 8 Problem 11   Jan 26
  Jan 22 Problem 12   Feb 9
  Feb 5 Problem 13   Feb 23
  Feb 19 Problem 14   Mar 9
  Mar 5 Problem 15   Mar 23
  Mar 19 Problem 16   Apr 6
  Apr 2 Problem 17   Apr 20
  Apr 16 Problem 18   May 4
  Apr 30 Problem 19   May 18
  May 14 Problem 20   Jun 1
 

Trig/Calc

  Submissions
Open
Problem Mentor
Group
Solutions
Posted
 
  Aug 21 Preparing for the Test   Sep 8
  Sep 4 Find the Function   Sep 22
  Sep 18 Is It a Midpoint?   Oct 6
  Oct 2 Up, Up, and Away (Part 1)   Oct 20
  Oct 16 Up, Up, and Away (Part 2)   Nov 3
  Oct 30 Can You Prove It?   Nov 17
  Nov 13 George's Gutters   Dec 1
  Nov 27 Skiing in Vermont in preview   Dec 15
  Dec 11 Problem 9   Jan 5
  Jan 1 Problem 10   Jan 19
  Jan 15 Problem 11   Feb 2
  Jan 29 Problem 12   Feb 16
  Feb 12 Problem 13   Mar 2
  Feb 26 Problem 14   Mar 16
  Mar 12 Problem 15   Mar 30
  Mar 26 Problem 16   Apr 13
  Apr 9 Problem 17   Apr 27
  Apr 23 Problem 18   May 11
  May 7 Problem 19   May 25
  May 21 Problem 20   Jun 8
 

* 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, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, and Trig/Calc problems.



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