## Stamford Blog

### Problem of the Week 06-26-2017

Jun 26, 2017 | Stamford Blog

Lower Elementary: Question: Martin rolls a fair, standard, six-sided die. Match each outcome with its likelihood. • Martin rolls an even number.                &nbs..

### 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 06-12-2017

Jun 12, 2017 | Stamford Blog

Lower Elementary: Answer:  55 players Solution:  Instead of adding each position individually, we can find the number of players on each team first. There are 1 + 4 + 4 + 2 = 11 players on each soccer team. So, on 5 teams, there are 11 &ti..

### Problem of the Week 06-05-2017

Jun 5, 2017 | Stamford Blog

Lower Elementary: Question: Jack builds a sand castle with 8 different sand molds. The smallest mold holds 1 cups of sand. The next mold holds 3 cups of sand. The third mold holds 6 cups of sand, and the fourth holds 12 cups of sand. If the pattern con..

### 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 05-22-2017

May 22, 2017 | Stamford Blog

Lower Elementary: Question: It takes 5 batteries to power 1 flashlight. It takes 4 batteries to power 1 radio. Which of the following requires more batteries: 3 flashlights and 2 radios or 4 flashlights and 1 radio? Answer:  4 flashlights and 1..

### Problem of the Week 05-15-2017

May 15, 2017 | Stamford Blog

Lower Elementary: Question: Did you know that goldfish memories last for 180 days and that they can recognize faces? If Mrs. Olson sends her 1st grade class’s goldfish to live with one of her students for the summer, will it recognize her 3 month..

### 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..