Problem of the Week Mar 1 - 5, 2020

Mar 2, 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 5 extra punches on their Reward card at the start of their next session in the math learning centre.

Grades 3-4: A clown makes 10 balloon giraffes, 16 balloon poodles, 5 balloon monkeys, and a balloon octopus. How many balloon animals does the clown make? 

Grades 5-6: A spinning prize wheel has four different varieties of prizes. 20% of the prizes are items from a prize case. 30% of the prizes are tickets to local events and museums. 40% of the prizes are cash. The other 2 prizes are all-expense-paid trips. How many different prizes are on the wheel?   

Grades 7-8A dunk tank is 4/5 full. After Tom gets dunked, 1/4 of the water splashes out. After that, there are 1650 litres of water left. How many litres of water does the dunk tank hold when it’s full? 

Grades 9 and up: The paper cone of a snowcone is 12 centimetres deep and centimetres wide at its opening. If the cone is filled to the top with snow and then a perfect semisphere of snow is placed on top, what is the volume of the snow in cubic centimetres?