Problem of the Week for May 5th to May 9th

May 4, 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: Babs has a handful of 24 cheese crackers. If she eats half of them, then eats half of what’s left, how many cheese crackers will Babs have left?

Problem of the Week for Grades 5 and 6: Each candle will burn for 30 minutes. How many candles will you need for a power outage that lasts 3 hours and 45 minutes?

Problem of the Week for Grades 7 and 8: What’s the probability of tossing the same face of a coin in a fair coin toss three times in a row?

Problem of the Week for Grades 9 and above: A bunch of bananas and a cantaloupe together weigh 3 kilograms. A papaya and a cantaloupe together weigh 2.5 kilograms. A papaya and a bunch of bananas together weigh 1.5 kilograms. Find the weight of each fruit.

LAST WEEK WINNERS OF PROBLEM OF THE WEEK:

Grades 3 and 4: A very good week of participation for the problem presented at this grade level! Lilac solved the problem and was the first correct ballot to be drawn. Well done Lilac, now come and choose a Fabulous \$10 Gift Card of your choice. Noura, Emily, Anaya, Sloan and Allie also read the question carefully and provided the correct solution to the problem and they will each receive "extra punches" on their 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 had no problem solving the problem posed this past week. Xavier 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 Xavier! Also solving the problem was Japnoor, Liam, Claire, Landon, Talia, Grace P., Beba, Ethan Z. and Inaya who will each 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 struggle this past week to find a correct solution to the problem posed. Beau managed to solve the problem and was the only correct ballot to be submitted. Fantastic work Beau, now come and choose a Terrific \$10 Gift Card of your choice. Everyone try again this week. Mathnasium – Home of the Power Math Workout!

Grades 9 and above: And a Winner again this past week!! Sophia W. solved the problem and she wins an Awesome \$10 Gift Card of her choice. Great work Sophia!! Also solving the problem was Shayaan, and Beau who will also recieve "extra punches" on their Reward Cards. Everyone work on the problem again this week!! Show what you can do Mathlete!