October / November 2015 Newsflash: Math Muscle Challenge

By Mathnasium | Added Oct 13, 2015

Grades 1 – 6: Penelope baked a total of 144 cookies. She kept 40 for herself. She then took the remaining cookies and wrapped them in goody bags. If 4 cookies go in each goody bag, how many goody bags can Penelope make?

Grades 6 and up: The product of 9 and a number is equal to 22 less than the square of the same number. What are the possible values of the number?

Answers to Last Month's Math Muscle Challenge:

Grades 1 – 6: $16

Grades 6 and up: 15 dimes and 21 nickels