Current Problems of the Week

Primary

Decorating Cookies - November 17

cookies What color sprinkles will Roger put on the eighth cookie he is baking?


Preview: Magic Rabbits

Algebra

Time Trial Triumphs - November 24

bicycle

Students are asked to find the time when Johnny will catch Ernesto in the bicycle race.

Latest Solution: Splash!

Math Fundamentals

Anthony's Famous Butter Rolls - November 24

rollsHow many rolls will Anthony need to bake?

Latest Solution: Subway Subtotals

Geometry

How Many Angles? - November 17

three intersecting lines

Use what you know about parallel lines and transversals to tackle this problem.

Latest Solution: Cutting Corners
Preview: Assessing Seismic Risk

Pre-Algebra

The Nutty Squirrel - November 17

acorn How high could a human jump if she could jump with the power of a squirrel?

Latest Solution: Falling Leaves
Preview: Riz's Route

Trig & Calculus

Skiing in Vermont - November 24

skis How far must you ski and what does your heading need to be for you to return to your starting point?

Latest Solution: Can You Prove It?


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