CM Magazine: The Little Math Puzzle Contest
The Little Math Puzzle Contest
Man seeks order and pattern in all things
Be ready to change your paradigm.
What are the next two numbers in this pattern?
1, 1, 3, 2, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 15, 20, ___, ___
This puzzle comes from Sacred Heart Elementary School
Mr. J. Cowley's Grade 6 Class, in Sarnia Ontario.
Send your response by 8:00 a.m., Friday, March 8 to:
Puzzle #23 was the following:
What are the missing
numbers in this set?
31, 29, 31, 30, ___, ___, 31, 31, 30, ......
The answer to Puzzle #23 is below:
These are the numbers of days in each month this year.
Jan 31, Feb 29, Mar 31, Apr 30, therefore May 31, Jun 30
The Winners -- Solvers of Puzzle #23
- Mrs. Harris's Grade 4/5 class
St. Margaret's School - Sarnia, Ontario
- Melissa Kelly 6th Grade-- Mr. J. Cowley
Sacred Heart Elementary School - Sarnia, Ontario
- Joan Nandy, Grade 7/8
St Ann School - Toronto, Ontario
- Mrs. Spence's Grade 4/5 class
Joseph Welsh Elementary School - Red Deer Alberta
- Mrs. West and her homeroom (9C) especially Vanessa Maynard;
Vanessa Heichert (8A)
General Byng School - Winnipeg, Manitoba
- Jane Scaplen's grade 6 French Immersion class
Sacred Heart Elementary - Marystown, Newfoundland
- Brett Tronnes, Nicole Lawrence, Jeremy Layden, Ross Neufeld
Piper Creek Elementary School - Red Deer AB
- Rudi, Neil, Kate and the rest of Mr.Davis' grade 5 class.
Sheridan School - Oakville Ont.
- Mrs Caplin's Grade 6A
L.E.R.School - Dalhousie,N.B.
- Math 9 Class
Oyen Public School - Oyen, AB
- Miss Smollett's grade 5 class
L.E. Reinsborough School - Dalhousie, New Brunswick.
- Grade 6/7 J
Keswick Valley Memorial School - Burtts Corner , N. B.
- Jeremy Britton & James Pinto Grade 9T
- Dap Duong (Grade 6)
Lincoln Centennial School - ?
- Mrs. Jones' grade 6/7 class
K. V. M. School - Burtts Corner,N.B.
- Mrs. G.'s Sensational Sixes
SunValley School - Winnipeg, Manitoba
Kaitlin Boone 4th grade
explains that you need 4 - 31's, 3 - 30's, and 2- 29's.
Therefore the answer is 31,29,31,30,29,30,31,30
Indian Lakes Elementary School - Virginia Beach, VA
Andrea Pollock and Alex Nazarov
Royal West Academy, Montreal West, Quebec.
Information about the Little Math Puzzle Contest.
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