FEBRUARY's PROBLEM

A large cube 2 meters along each edge is cut into small cubes that are 2 centimeters along each edge. How many small cubes are there?

[A solution to this problem will appear along with next month’s problem.]


 

JANUARY's PROBLEM

What is the missing number?

6 + 6 + 6 + 6 + 6 + 6 + 6 + 6 = ? x 3

[ 16 ]


 

DECEMBER's PROBLEM

Emma rides her bike for 20 minutes at an average rate of 45 kilometers per hour. She then travels twice as far as before for the rest of the trip, which takes another 30 minutes. What is her average rate of speed for the entire trip?

[ 54 ]

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For many additional problems we highly recommend the following books:

Math Olympiad Contest Problems for Elementary and Middle Schools by Dr. G. Lenchner
and
Math Olympiad Contest Problems Volume 2 edited by Richard Kalman
and
MOEMS® Contest Problems Volume 3
edited by Richard Kalman & Nicholas J. Restivo.
are sources of many such problems.

Creative Problem Solving in School Mathematics 2nd Edition by Dr. George Lenchner
can help you to teach solving these types of problems