5/00

#Mike, Bill and Scott went to buy some snacks. What and how many they bought is shown in the diagram.

How much were the chocolates?

#8

12/99

Boys V, W, X, Y and Z went fishing. V caught
8 more fish than Z. W caught 20, while X and Y caught 24 and 18
respectively. They caught an average of 20 fish.

How many fish did V catch?

#5

7/99

You were supposed to add A and B. But,
by mistake, you subtracted B from A and got 66. This number is
1/3 of the correct answer.

What is B?

#3

Gena took seven tests. The average of the first four tests was 72. The average of test 4 through 7 was 82. The fourth test score was 84. What is the average of the seven tests?

(#9)

3/99

Ellen baked cookies for the neighborhood children. She

gave each child 6 cookies and she had 7 cookies remaining.

So, she gave one more cookie to each child, but, was one

cookie short. How many cookies did she bake in total?

Explain your answer.

2/99

Jenny wanted to purchase 2 dozen pencils and a pen. Those items
cost $8.45 and she did not have enough money. So she decided to
purchase 8 fewer pencils and paid $6.05. How much was a pen?

12/98

How many 'C' balls does it take to balance one 'A' ball?

11/98

Point (a, b) is reflected over the x-axis and then is reflected over the y-axis. After these reflections, the new coordinates of the point are (c, d). What is the value of ab - cd?

10/98

The Fuzzy Wuzzy Teddy Bear factory uses two geometrically similar patterns to produce 10 inch-tall bears and 20 inch-tall bears. If one bag of stuffing is needed to fill the entire volume of a 10 inch-tall bear, how many bags of stuffing will be needed to fill the volume of a similar 20 inch-tall bear?

7/98

Craig's last science test was worth 180 points. The test contained 42 questions which were worth either 3 points or 5 points each. How many 5-point questions were on the test?

5/98

What is the least number of coins you can have and still pay exactly the cost of any purchase less than one dollar?

(4/98)

Given a right triangle whose side lengths are integral multiples of 7, how many units are in the smallest possible perimeter?

(2/98)

A convex polygon with n sides has n diagonals. What is n?

(12/97)

Express the sum as a common fraction: 0.8........ + 0.2............

(6/97)

If one of the positive integral divisors of 720 is randomly selected, what is the probability it is divisible by 4? Express your answer as a common fraction.

(4/97)

One dollar will buy five pencils and five erasers or eleven pencils and three erasers. How much would four pencils and two erasers cost?

(2/97)

Find the largest integral value of x which solves: 1/3 < x/5 < 5/ 8

(11/96)

The sum of a number, its square and its square root is 2457. What is the number?

(10/96)

What is the smallest number divisible by the integers 1 through 9?

(8/96)

Arrange the following numbers from least to greatest: 2^88, 3^55, 5^44, 7^33. (Without a calculator!)

(6/96)

A man drives his car around a one mile track. If he averages 30 mph for the first half then how fast does he have to go on the second half to average 60 mph?

(4/96)

What is the remainder when 3 raised to the 127 power is divided by 5 ?

(2/96)

A farmer was trying to explain to his accountant
how many animals he had. He wasn't sure, but he knew that:

*All but 30 were pigs

*All but 35 were ducks

*All but 33 were chickens

*All but 37 were cows

How many animals are on this farmers farm and how many of each
animal are there?

(12/95)

For all real numbers a through z. Find
the product of:

(x-a)(x-b)(x-c).....(x-z)