Problem of the Week (Jan 14-18)

Jan 13, 2019 | Country Hills

Grade 1-3:

Question: On Monday, Rob sends a letter to Bailey at 10:00 am. Bailey receives the letter at 1:30 pm on Wednesday. How many hours does it take for the letter to get from Rob to Bailey?

Grade 4-6:

Question: Lina and Thomas are taking a vacation to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco cost $250 per ticket. Return flights cost $325 per ticket. Lina and Thomas have a coupon for 50% off the cost of a single flight. What is the least they could spend on airfare before tax?

Grade 7-9:

Question: Roni and Taylor want to take a road trip. They need to save $1000 to cover their costs. They have $400 left over from their last road trip. If Roni saves three times as much as Taylor by the time they have their $1000, then how much money did Taylor save?

Grade 10-12:

Question: Derek and Ben plan to meet for dinner at a fancy restaurant. Derek’s route to the restaurant is 8 kilometres, and his average driving speed en route is 40 kilometres per hour. Ben’s route to the restaurant is 12 kilometres, and his average driving speed en route is 48 kilometres per hour. If Derek starts driving to the restaurant 5 minutes after Ben, then who will reach the restaurant first? By how many minutes?