Today’s Problem: Circle Time

Mr. Sutton’s class sits in a circle, each student spaced equally apart from each other.

If the 4th student sits directly opposite the 13th student, how many students are in Mr. Sutton’s class?

Extension:

If the entire 4th grade at the school sits in a larger circle, how many students are there if the 11th student sits directly opposite the 49th student?

If the entire school sits in a larger circle, how many students are there if the 34th student sits opposite the 76th student?

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Today’s Problem: Chair Apparent

stevelambert_modern_chair_3_4_angle1Mrs. Riser wants to  place 10 chairs along the walls in a rectangular gymnasium so that there are an equal number of chairs along each wall. How can it be done?

Today’s Problem: Crazy Eights

If you count from one to 100, how many 8’s will you pass?

Today’s problem: Big Pig

Shannon’s dad gave her a penny today to put in her new piggy bank. Tomorrow he will give another penny to make 2 pennies, and the next day he gives her 2 pennies to make 4 pennies. Each day he doubles the number of pennies from the day before.

After 16 days, Shannon’s bank is full.

On what day was Shannon’s bank half-full?

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