The smallest number of circles you need to move to make the new design is two circles. Solutions are:1) moving circles C and D or2) moving Circles B and F or3) moving Circles E and A or
Archived Problems of the Week
There are 17 different combinations of fruit that Katie could have bought.
Spencer ran a total of 40 meters. POW #3: Passive Patterns
15th object is a triangle. The 28th object is a down arrow. The 101st object is an up arrow.
POW #4: Birthday Candles The total number of candles is 35, if the last candle in the pattern is white. POW #5: Sweet Possibilities There are 48 different ice cream combinations. Both frogs land on lily pads #6, 12, 18, 24, 30, and 36. There could be 2 crabs and 2 starfish to make 30 legs or there could be 1 crab and 4 starfish, since crabs have 10 legs and starfish have 5 (technically, arms). POW#8: Trail Mix
If you make the recipe for 10 servings, you need:
- 2 ½ cups of raisins
- 15 cups of cereal
- 10 cups of pretzel sticks
- 5 cups of chocolate chips
POW #9: Charlie's Gumballs
Charlie started with 120 gumballs.
POW #10: 100 Grapes
On Monday, Angela ate 8 grapes because 8 +14 + 20 + 26 + 32 = 100
POW #11: Soccer Sneaks The size 4 sneaker belongs to Betsy, the size 6 sneaker belongs to Shari, the size 7 sneaker belongs to Liz, the size 8 sneaker belongs to Mark and the size 9 sneaker goes to Wyman. POW #12: Boxed In Out of 64 cubes, 52 cubes touched the side or bottom of the box. POW #13: Moving Circles
The smallest number of circles you need to move to make the new design is two circles.
Solutions are: 1) moving circles C and D; 2) moving Circles B and F; or 3) moving Circles E and A
POW #14: Pizza Night 1/4 of the pizza has pepperoni, 1/4 of the pizza has extra cheese, and 1/2 or 2/4 of the pizza has mushrooms. POW #15: PB & J 4 of the students liked neither peanut butter or jelly. POW #16:Pierce Book Fair
If Anna had 12 dimes and 3 nickels, she would have 15 coins and $1.35.If Royce had 8 dimes and 2 quarters, he would have $1.30 and he would have one-fourth as many quarters as dimes.
POW#17: Buying a Book
Adam needs 4 more dollars. With quarters and dimes, he could have:
16 quarters and 0 dimes
14 quarters and 5 dimes
12 quarters and 10 dimes or
10 quarters and 15 dimes or
8 quarters and 20 dimes or
6 quarters and 25 dimes or
4 quarters and 30 dimes or
2 quarters and 35 dimes or
0 quarters and 40 dimes
- 2 ½ cups of raisins