**HIGHLINE SCHOOL DISTRICT School: _________________**

**SECOND YEAR MATH OLYMPIAD March
25, 2000**

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**Algebraic
Sense**

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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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