Problems of the Week Oct 11 - 25, 2020

Oct 11, 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: Laura and Harold are repotting orchids. They plant 2 orchid plants in each pot. When they’re done, they have 3 rows of 5 pots of orchids. How many orchid plants did Laura and Harold repot?

Grades 4-6: Christine has a cube-shaped box that is 1 metre wide that is completely filled with 1-decimetre cube-shaped blocks. She takes three-quarters of them out. How many blocks are left in the box?

Grades 7-8: Noah ate 5/12 of a bowl of ice cream. Brooklyn ate 6/14 of the same ice cream. Who ate more ice cream? How much more?

Grades 9 and up: In the figure below, AG is a line and the measure of x is two times the measure of y. What is the value of y?

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