The merry month of May

That lovely month where everyone goes blissfully astray


That shocking time of year

When . . .




Once again I am starting my web-page with this quote from Camelot. As I have stated, this song has always had a special meaning in my home and with all of my family members. It was played at maximum volume on Saturday, May 1. even though it took “ALEXA” four tries to find the original Julie Andrews version.


Anyway, I am going to remind you that the school year is not over yet. The Advanced Math classes still have much to learn and by working together we will reach our goal. Yes there is homework every day and weekends as well. We have made great strides this year, so let’s keep up the go work.


Challenge Problems for May

In a school 50% of the students are younger than 10, 1/20 are 10 years old and 1/10 are older than 10 but younger than 12, the remaining 70 students are 12 years or older. How many students are 10 years old?

Four congruent isosceles right triangles are cut from the 4 corners of a square with a side of 20 units. The length of one leg of the triangles is equal to 4 units. What is the area of the remaining octagon?

Stuart bought a sweater on sale for 30% off the original price and another 25% off the discounted price. If the original price of the sweater was $30, what was the final price of the sweater?


In His Service, Ms. Nancy Tancona