* 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.

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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 ?

Answer: c=81.

March 11: . What is the value of ?

Answer: . Therefore, a=12.

March 12: . What is the number in the ?

Answer: 39000000

March 13: If and , what is ?

Answer: a=12, b=96. a/b = 1/8.

March 14: What is ? Recall .

Answer:

March 15: If , then .

Answer: 9/10.

March 16: If and , then . What is ?

Answer: k=6.

Week of March 3 – March 9.

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March 3: If , what is the number that belongs in the box?

Answer: 16

March 4: If and , what is ?

Answer: .

March 5: 10 is 50% of 10% of what number?

Answer: 200

March 6: If , what is ?

Answer: . So m=10.

March 7: If is defined as , how much larger is than ?

Answer: .

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 ?

Answer: A=15.