Problems of the Week Apr 12 - 16, 2020

Apr 14, 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 2-4: One robot can lift and carry 900 kilograms. A second robot can lift and carry 1800 kilograms. If the robots work together, can they lift a boulder that weighs 2,500 kilograms?

Grades 5-6: A fruit punch powered robot has a box-shaped punch tank that is 10 centimetres wide, 20 centimetres long, and 30 centimetres high. If the tank already has 600 cubic centimetres of punch in it, how much more punch can the robot hold? 

Grades 7-8There are three different types of robot batteries. A blue battery lasts as long as three green batteries. Two green batteries last as long as five yellow batteries. How many yellow batteries last as long as a blue battery? 

Grades 9 and upA robot can run 25 metres per second. The robot’s robot dog, K9, can run 20 metres per second. If K9 runs away from the robot and the robot starts chasing it 10 seconds later, how long will it take for the robot to run and catch K9?