Problems of the Week Sep 27 - Oct 1, 2020

Sep 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 5 extra punches on their Reward card at the start of their next session in the math learning centre. If you are using our online math tutoring platform, you can also submit your entry during your next online math learning session. 


Grades 2-3: Ellie breaks open her piggy bank and finds four quarters, two dimes, a nickel, and two pennies. How much money does Ellie have?

Grades 4-6: Packs of trading cards cost $3.50. What is the greatest number of packs of trading cards that Kaylee can buy with a $20.00 bill?

Grades 7-8: Logan buys a box of 64 coloured pencils for $24.00 and a box of 36 crayons for $12.60. Which costs more, a single coloured pencil or a single crayon?

Grades 9 and up: The value of a painting increased by 2% per year. If the painting is worth $1000.00 today, how much was it worth exactly 50 years ago?