# Problem of the Week for January 18th to February 1st

Jan 27, 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: Crayons come in boxes of 12. Each crayon costs 10¢. How much does a box of crayons cost?

Problem of the Week for Grades 5 and 6: A pack of 4 glue sticks has enough glue in it to cover a square metre—that’s 10 000 square centimetres. How many glue sticks would you need to completely cover a banner that is 17 500 square centimetres in glue?

Problem of the Week for Grades 7 and 8: The sticker price of a calculator is \$16.00. If you have a 15% off coupon and pay 10% sales tax, how much will the calculator cost you?

Problem of the Week for Grades 9 and above: A circular #2 pencil is 6 mm in diameter, and a pencil sharpener creates a cone-shaped end that is 20 mm in height. Find the surface area of the sharpened part of the pencil. Find the exact answer.

LAST WEEK WINNERS OF PROBLEM OF THE WEEK:

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

Grades 5 and 6: A tricky little problem this past week for our Mathletes at this grade level saw Ananya submitting the correct solution and being the first correct ballot to be drawn. Great work Ananya, now come and collect a Wonderful \$10 Gift Card of your choice. Also solving the problem was Meher who will receive "extra punches" on her Reward Card. Everyone be sure to devote time this week to solving the problem!! Become a Mathnasium Mathlete!

Grades 7 and 8: Good work by everyone in attempting to solve the problem saw Maria producing a correct solution to the problem and being the first correct ballot to be drawn. Fantastic work Maria, now come and choose a Terrific \$10 Gift Card of your choice. Isabella Z., Japnoor, Jenna, Lilian and Beau also solved the problem 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: No Winner this past week. Everyone work on the problem again this week!! Show what you can do Mathlete!