# Problem of the Week for March 3rd to March 7th

Mar 2, 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: Liza sells 2 bunches of violets for 6 pennies. If each bunch has 6 violets, then many violets cost a penny?

Problem of the Week for Grades 5 and 6: Henry teaches language lessons. His most expensive lessons cost 60 pounds, and his least expensive lessons cost 1 shilling. If 20 shillings make 1 pound, then what is the range in language lesson prices? Give your answer in pounds and shillings. (HINT - What is the meaning of "Range")

Problem of the Week for Grades 7 and 8: Clara, Freddy, Henry, and Liza are all sitting together on a sofa. Clara is sitting next to Henry, and Freddy is not. Clara and Freddy are both between two people, and Liza is not. Liza is to the left of Henry. From left to right, in what order are they sitting?

Problem of the Week for Grades 9 and above: It’s 9:31 AM and Alfred is running late for his wedding. He runs 500 metres to catch a taxi, which takes him 12 kilometres to the church at an average rate of 30 kilometres per hour. If Alfred makes it to the church exactly on time at 10:00 AM, then what is his average running speed per second from 9:31 AM to catch the taxi?

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 way too many people did not read the question carefully! Aaliya solved the problem and was the first correct ballot to be drawn. Well done Aaliya, now come and choose a Fabulous \$10 Gift Card of your choice. Only Brianna M. also read the question carefully and provided the correct solution to the problem and she will 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 worked hard at solving the problem posed this past week. Inaya submitted the correct solution and was the first correct ballot to be drawn. Great work Inaya, now come and collect a Wonderful \$10 Gift Card of your choice. Also solving the problem was Meher, Ananya and Ehtan Z. who will all 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 fantastic week of participation attempting to solve the problem this past week saw Japnoor producing the correct solution to the problem and being the first ballot drawn. Fantastic work Japnoor, now come and choose a Terrific \$10 Gift Card of your choice. Also solving the problem was Lily, Bode and Beau 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 a winner at this grade level. Declan solved the problem and had the only correct solution to be submitted. Great work Declan, now come and choose an Awesome \$10 Gift Card of your choice. Everyone work on the problem again this week!! Show what you can do Mathlete!