Q. Where did the school kittens go for their field trip?
A. To the mewseum!
What’s wrong, cat got your tongue? Don’t be skittish about solving this week’s word problem challenge. This fun brain teaser puzzle will require you to use your logic skills and will help strengthen your elementary school math foundations.
Give it a try, and don’t let the cat out of the bag when you find the answer! Check back tomorrow for the solution.
Challenge: Anna has three cats. One is orange, one is brown, and one is white. The white cat is not the oldest. The brown cat is older than the orange cat. The orange cat is younger than the white cat. Put Anna’s cats in order from youngest to oldest.
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“We must stop eating!' cried Toad as he ate another.”
―Arnold Lobel, Frog and Toad Together
Frog and Toad are friends, and sharing is what friends do, so of course Frog and Toad will share the food they find around their pond! Help Frog and Toad figure out how many flies to eat, and how many to leave flying around. Practice your addition, subtraction, fractions, and other elementary school math skills in this week’s word problem challenge.
Question: A frog eats half of the flies around a pond. A toad eats a third of the remaining flies. What fractional part of the flies are left at the pond?
Do your best! And be sure to check back tomorrow for the solution.
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