# Problem of the Week for April 14th to April 18th

Apr 13, 2024 | SW Calgary

Mathnasium of SW Calgary - Problem of the Week!

Be sure to enter at the start of your next session at the Math Learning Centre.

Problem of the Week for Grades 3 and 4: On your Ballot, match the measurements on the left with the appropriate units of measure on the right:

THE WEIGHT OF A PUPPY HOURS THE LENGTH OF A FOOTBALL FIELD DOZENS THE NUMBER OF COOKIES IN A BOX LITRES THE TIME YOU SPEND AT MATHNASIUM EACH WEEK METRES THE AMOUNT OF JUICE IN A PITCHER KILOGRAMS

Problem of the Week for Grades 5 and 6: Sammy is wrapping a birthday gift and wants to find out how much ribbon he’ll need. He wants to wrap the ribbon all the way around the gift box twice, then have an extra 41/2 decimetres of ribbon for the bow on top. If the gift box is a cube that is 38 centimetres wide, how many centimetres of ribbon will he need?

Problem of the Week for Grades 7 and 8: Ashley is playing a game on her smartphone that measures the distance she walks. Every 2000 metres, the game gives her a prize. Ashley starts the game and then walks 9 kilometres. How many prizes does she earn?

Problem of the Week for Grades 9 and above: It takes Alice 45 minutes to complete a jigsaw puzzle. It takes Keisha an hour to complete a jigsaw puzzle of the same size. If they work together on the same jig¬saw puzzle, how long will it take them to complete it?

LAST WEEK WINNERS OF PROBLEM OF THE WEEK:

Grades 3 and 4:A sparse week of participation for the problem presented at this grade level! Amy solved the problem and was the first correct ballot to be drawn. Well done Amy, now come and choose a Fabulous \$10 Gift Card of your choice. James also read the question carefully and provided the correct solution to the problem and he will each receive "extra punches" on his Reward Card. Well done everyone!! Everyone try again this week! Come on, give your brain a workout!

Grades 5 and 6: Our Mathletes at this grade level struggled to solve the problem posed this past week. Landon correctly solved the problem and was the first correct solution to be drawn and he wins a Wonderful \$10 Gift Card of his choice. Wll done Landon! Also solving the problem was Aaliya and Grace P. who will receive "extra punches" on their Reward Cards. Everyone be sure to devote time this week to solving the problem!!Become a Mathnasium Mathlete!

Grades 7 and 8: A good week of participation to find a correct solution submitted to the problem posed. Shayaan managed to solve the problem and was the first correct ballot to be drawn. Fantastic work Shayaan, now come and choose a Terrific \$10 Gift Card of your choice. Also solving the problem was Alexa and Japnoor who will each receive "extra punches" on the Reward Cards. Excellent effort you three hardworking Mathletes!! Everyone try again this week. Mathnasium – Home of the Power Math Workout!

Grades 9 and above: No Winner this past week at this grade level. Everyone work on the problem again this week!! Show what you can do Mathlete!