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A Sappy Multiplication Problem

We just received some homemade maple syrup from our neighbors.  Did you know it takes 40 gallons of sap to make one gallon of maple syrup?   Here in Michigan we produced 91,000 gallons of maple syrup this year. How much sap … Continue reading

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Olympic Hockey Math for Grades 5-10

The U.S. Men’s Hockey team is lining up for Gold.  Here are some Hockey math problems for students in middle school and high school. Grade 5-6:  This year the Olympics are in Sochi, Russia. The currency in Russia is called ruble. 35.78 … Continue reading

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Olympic Math, Speed Skating to the Answer

Here is an Olympic math problem appropriate for Grade 8 and up. A speed skater competes in the 1,000; 1,500; and 10,000 meter events and puts in 6 times as much distance practicing before the events. What total distance in … Continue reading

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