February16

**A likeable person knowingly trades baseball cards with the sprightly kid (or lowly legal eagle) and hesitantly operates a small fruit stand with a bride. Although she is somewhat soothed by an invitation to a tea party she will inexorably derive satisfaction from a cream puff with a shadow. A sublime ballerina finds a sleepy ****mastodon.**

**In order to get full credit for this week’s blog, ignore the gibberish above and post, “What’s up my peeps?”**

May26

**What is the smallest three digit palindrome that is divisible by 18? Explain how you found your answer.**

April27

**Can you find 4 consecutive prime numbers that add up to 220?**

April13

It was Easter in Easter village and all the Easter bunnies are joyful. The annual Easter egg hunt was just finished. The Easter egg hunt is where four Easter bunnies search for any of the four colored eggs and then cross the finish line. Can you figure out which Easter bunny found which egg and what place they finished?

Easter bunnies- Mr Hops, Jumper, Long Ears, and Mrs. Littlenose

Easter Eggs- blue, red, green, and yellow

Clues:

1. Long Ears did not finish in 2nd place.

2. Jumper did not finish in 1st

3. Long Ears found the red Easter egg.

4. The bunny that finished in 2nd did not find the green egg.

5. Mr. Hops did not find the blue egg.

6. Littlenose did not finish in 2nd.

7. The bunny that found the blue egg did not finish in 1st or 2nd.

8. Hops finished in 4th.

February2

**What is going on in this wacky sequence? What is the answer to that last problem?**

**Tell me how you know your answer is correct!**

**PS: You don’t need to be a genius to solve this! 🙂**

January19

**Complete this sequence. Explain how you know that you are correct. 🙂**

**1=3, 2=3, 3=5, 4=4, 5=4, 6=3, 7=5, 8=5, 9=4, 10=3, 11=6, 12=???**

December15

**Mr. Scozz bought a bike for $20. After a few days, he decided he did not want the bike and sold it for $30. He regretted selling the bike and bought it back for $40. His friend offered to buy the bike so Mr. Scozz sold it for $50. Again, he decided he really needed the bike and bought it back for $60. A week later he sold the bike again, this time for $70. Did Mr. Scozz make money or lose money on this bike?**

November17

**Two fathers and two sons sat down to eat eggs for breakfast. They ate exactly 3 eggs, each person had an egg. How is that possible?**

October27

**Mr. Meissner is picking pumpkins for our school. He picked one pumpkin on the first day. He picked two pumpkins over the next two days. Mr. Meissner picked 3 pumpkins for three days. Next he picked 4 pumpkins for 4 days and so on.**

**If Mr. Meissner continues this pumpkin picking schedule, on what day will he first pick 6 pumpkins?**
**How many pumpkins will he have picked all together for our school when he completes that first 6 pumpkin day?**

October6

**Here is a fun problem to get you thinking before you go on break! Be sure to think outside the box for this one. You can use the eight 8’s however you need to so long as the only operation you use is addition. 🙂**

**How can you add eight 8’s to get the number 1000? ****(You can only use addition!)**