Problem of the Week (April 8-12)

Apr 8, 2019 | Country Hills

Happy Sunday everyone!  Here is the latest problems of the week from your favorite math tutoring centre in North Calgary!  Students, don't forget to have your answers in to me by Sunday to be entered into the draw!

Grade 1-3:

Question:  Kyle is paying for a dinner. The entire dinner came to $33.50. Kyle paid with a $25 gift card and a $20 bill. How much change will Kyle get back?

Grade 4-6:

Question:  Annie is cooking breakfast. She starts with a full carton of 18 eggs and fries two thirds of them, but she burns a quarter of the eggs she fries. How many eggs does Annie fry successfully?

Grade 7-9:

Question: An order of bacon and an order of pancakes cost $11.00 altogether. An order of pancakes and a cold-pressed juice cost $10 altogether. A cold-pressed juice and an order of bacon cost $9 altogether. If all menu items cost whole-dollar amounts, how much does a double-order of pancakes cost?

Grade 10-12:

Question: Five people sit down for a fancy dinner. Each of their napkins is folded into a different origami animal—a swan, a frog, a rabbit, a fish, a pig, or a turtle. The person at the head of the table always gets the rabbit. How many different ways can the napkins be arranged around the table?