I will post seven new problems every weekend, one for each day of the week. The idea is that you work on your own during the week and I will post answers the following Saturday. For those of you who practiced with me last year, the process is similar.
Week of March 17 – March 23.
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March 17: . For example, . How much bigger is than ?
March 18: During track practice, Al ran 3/5 of a mile, Bob ran 4/7 of a mile, Carl ran 1/2 a mile and Dan ran 2/3 of a mile. Who ran the furthest?
March 19: Tom was still 14 on Wed, Sept 9. Exactly 3 weeks ago his birthday was in 40 days. On what day of the week will Tom be 15 years old?
March 20: Tom was still 14 on Wed, Sept 9. Exactly 3 weeks ago his birthday was in 40 days. On what day of the week will Tom be 16 years old? (Assume no leap year is involved.)
March 21: How many multiples of 7 are between 15 and 95?
March 22: It takes 5 men 8 hours to build 10 shed. It would take 9 men ___ hours to build 45 sheds.
March 23: Which of the following is not the product of two prime numbers?
A) 55 B) 39 C) 91 D) 63 E) 65
Week of March 10 – March 16.
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March 10: . If and , what is ?
March 11: . What is the value of ?
Answer: . Therefore, a=12.
March 12: . What is the number in the ?
March 13: If and , what is ?
Answer: a=12, b=96. a/b = 1/8.
March 14: What is ? Recall .
March 15: If , then .
March 16: If and , then . What is ?
Week of March 3 – March 9.
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March 3: If , what is the number that belongs in the box?
March 4: If and , what is ?
March 5: 10 is 50% of 10% of what number?
March 6: If , what is ?
Answer: . So m=10.
March 7: If is defined as , how much larger is than ?
March 8: The average of 7 and x is equal to the average of 5, 9 and x. What is the value of x?
Answer: (7+x)/2 = (5+9+x)/3. Therefore, x=7.
March 9: If , what is ?