HIGHLINE SCHOOL DISTRICT                                                      School:   _________________

SECOND YEAR MATH OLYMPIAD March 25, 2000

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Algebraic Sense

                                                                                                              

 

1.         If you take half my age and add 18 to it you get 24.  How old am I?

 

 

 

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2.         My grandfather's farm has pigs and chickens.  I counted a total of 70 legs and 26 heads.  How many chickens does my grandfather have?

 

 

 

 

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3.         A certain shade of violet is created by mixing 3 gallons of red paint with every 5 gallons of blue.  How many gallons of red paint do you need to mix 40 gallons of this color?

 

 

 

 

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4.         I am thinking of a number.  If you subtract 3 from it and then multiply by 8, you get 592.  What is my number?

 

 

 

 

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5.         Tom went to a store and spent one-third of his money.  He went to a second store where he spent one-third of what remained.  He had $12 left.  How much money did he have to begin with when he went to the first store?

 

 

 

 

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