# Problem of the Week for April 1st to April 4th

Mar 31, 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: Start with 10. Double it. Subtract 8. Double the number again. Subtract 14. Take away half. What is the new number?

Problem of the Week for Grades 5 and 6: Twenty-three kids split into teams to go on a scavenger hunt. How many kids are on each team if the kids split up into exactly 7 teams as evenly as possible?

Problem of the Week for Grades 7 and 8: Write a set of parentheses (brackets) around two numbers in the equation below to make it true. 5 + 3 × 4^2 ÷ 12 – 7 = 10

Problem of the Week for Grades 9 and above:After a 15% discount and 6% sales tax, a book costs \$27.03. What is the book’s sticker (original) price?

LAST WEEK WINNERS OF PROBLEM OF THE WEEK:

Grades 3 and 4: A good week of participation for the problem presented at this grade level but far too many people did not read the question carefully! Jayden T. solved the problem and was the first correct ballot to be drawn. Well done Jayden, now come and choose a Fabulous \$10 Gift Card of your choice. Only Aaliya also read the question carefully and provided the correct solution to the problem and she will each receive "extra punches" on her 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. Aisa was the only correct ballot to be drawn and she wins a Wonderful \$10 Gift Card of her choice. Wll done Aisa! Everyone be sure to devote time this week to solving the problem!! Become a Mathnasium Mathlete!

Grades 7 and 8: A very good week of participation attempting to solve the problem this past week saw Julia R. producing the correct solution to the problem and being the first ballot drawn. Fantastic work Julia, now come and choose a Terrific \$10 Gift Card of your choice. Also solving the problem was Lily, Maria Villa and Vasisht and each will receive "extra punches" on their Reward Cards. Everyone try again this week. Mathnasium – Home of the Power Math Workout!

Grades 9 and above:Great to see correct solutions again submitted at this grade level this past week. Mylo solved the problem and was the first correct ballot to be drawn. Well done Mylo, now come and choose an Awesome \$10 Gift Card. Alex, Maria Venter, Declan, Maria Villa and Thomas W. also solved the problem and they will each receive "extra punches" on their Reward Cards. Everyone work on the problem again this week!! Show what you can do Mathlete!