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Problem of the Wek 06-19-2017

Jun 19, 2017 | Stamford Blog

Lower Elementary: Question:  Start with 1. Add 15. Subtract 11. Double it. Add 1. Multiply by 5. Subtract 30. Take away half. What’s the new number? Answer:  12½ Solution:  After we add 15 to 1, we have 16. Then we sub..

Problem of the Week 05-30-2017

May 30, 2017 | Stamford Blog

Lower Elementary: Question: A clown makes 11 balloon poodles, 15 balloon octopuses, 4 balloon flowers, and a balloon giraffe. How many balloon animals does the clown make? Answer:  27 balloon animals Solution:  The clown makes three dif..

Problem of the Week 05-08-2017

May 8, 2017 | Stamford Blog

Lower Elementary: Question: Layla takes her dog for a 20 minute walk each morning. On Monday, she takes the dog out for a walk at 7:55 am and walks the dog for 8 minutes longer than the usual amount of time. At what time do they get back to their house..

Problem of the Week 12-19-16

Dec 19, 2016 | Stamford Blog

Lower Elementary: Question: Santa can write 24 names on each foot of his list. How many names can Santa fit onto a list that is 4 feet long? Answer:  96 names Solution:  We can either add 24 + 24 + 24 + 24, or we can mu..

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