Problem of the Week Jan 26 - 30, 2020

Jan 27, 2020 | Killarney

Solve the Problem of the Week for your grade level!

Get a Problem of the Week ballot and submit your entry before closing time on Thursday. All correct solutions will receive 2 extra punches on their Reward card at the start of their next session in the math learning centre.

Grades 3-4Isaac replaces the six strings on his guitar once every 3 months. How many new guitar strings will he need over the course of 4 years?  

Grades 5-6Adalyn is making a sign to carry in a parade. She uses a piece of poster board that is 6 decimetres long and 5 decimetres wide and folds it in half, hamburger style. What are the area and perimeter of Adalyn’s sign?

Grades 7-8Luke has 154 tulips and 105 daffodils. He wants to make the greatest number of bouquets that he can with the same number of tulips and the same number of daffodils in each, and he doesn’t want to have any leftover flowers when he’s done. How many tulips and how many daffodils should be in each bouquet?

Grades 9 and upDave, Tom, and Star agree to meet at “the coffee shop by the park.” Unfortunately, there are three coffee shops by the park, and they forget to specify which one. What’s the probability that Dave, Tom, and Star will all go to different coffee shops?