# Problem of the Week for March 17th to March 21st

Mar 16, 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: Chloe had an excellent fishing day. She caught 6 snappers, 4 mackerels, 1 grouper, and 1 soggy boot. She threw half the snappers and half the mackerels back into the ocean. How many fish did she take home?

Problem of the Week for Grades 5 and 6: Landon goes to a theme park where ride tokens cost 25¢. A roller coaster ride takes 3 tokens. A ride on the Ferris wheel takes 5 tokens. Landon rides the roller coaster and the Ferris wheel 7 times each. How much money did Landon spend on rides?

Problem of the Week for Grades 7 and 8: A hamster and a guinea pig are running on wheels. The hamster’s wheel is 16 centimetres in diameter. The guinea pig’s wheel is 48 centimetres in diameter. How much farther does the guinea pig run for each rotation of its wheel?

Problem of the Week for Grades 9 and above: It costs \$20.00 to rent a jet ski, plus \$1.50 for each hour of use, plus the cost of gas. James rents a jet ski for 2 hours. He uses 2750 millilitres of gas, which costs \$0.75 per litre. Write an expression to find the total cost of the rental. How much did the jet ski rental cost altogether?

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! Brianna M. solved the problem and was the first correct ballot to be drawn. Well done Brianna, now come and choose a Fabulous \$10 Gift Card of your choice. Aaliya, Amy, Liam, Wynn, Jalal and Sloan also read the question carefully and provided the correct solution to 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: Our Mathletes at this grade level worked hard at solving the problem posed this past week and may submitted the correct solution. Grace P. was the first correct ballot to be drawn and she wins a Wonderful \$10 Gift Card of your choice. Wll done Grace. Jaydon R., Aaliya, Jessie, Ananya, Inaya and Talia also solved the problem and each 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 very good week of participation attempting to solve the problem this past week saw Isabella W. producing the correct solution to the problem and being the first ballot drawn. Fantastic work Isabella, now come and choose a Terrific \$10 Gift Card of your choice. Also solving the problem was Alexa, Isabella Z., Ananya, Inaya, Lily, Nava, Japnoor and Kareena 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 submitted at this grade level this past week, Sophia W. solved the problem and was the first correct ballot to be drawn. Well done Sophia, now come and choose an Awesome \$10 Gift Card. Mylo and Inaya also solved the problem and each will receive "extra punches" on their Reward Cards. Everyone work on the problem again this week!! Show what you can do Mathlete!