Serious Business

Pre-Algebra

Logic Puzzles

History of Math Club

Facts

100

The thing that happens as you progress in math

What is "It looks cooler, and you look cooler" (double points for the second part)

100

Yes or No: Is x^{2} ever negative when a real number is plugged in?

No

100

Ethan's mother has four children. Three are named Patrick, Spencer, and Michael. Name of the fourth child?

What is Ethan?

100

The school you should choose for high school because it has the best math club

What is Woodside High School?

100

A negative number divided by a negative number

What is a positive number?

200

The secret to being popular in high school

What is being in math club?

200

Slope of y-5 = 1/3(x+6)

What is 1/3?

200

There are two ducks in front of a duck, two ducks behind a duck and a duck in the middle. Total amount of ducks?

What is three?

200

The weekly school vs school competition allows you to collaborate with other students in a few rounds

What is Math Madness?

200

A prime number has this many factors

What is 2 factors?

300

The mortal enemy of math club

What is *either* Robotics or Science Olympiad? (we have infiltrated both)

300

Simplest form of x^{6}/x^{2}

What is x^{4}?

300

A football player runs half the field (at 50m), and then half the remaining distance (at 75m), and then half the remaining distance (at 87.5m), and continues to do so until he reaches the end. How many times will it take him to get to the end of the field?

What is infinite?

300

A math competition that you can take in high school to qualify for the AIME and eventually national/international competitions

What is the AMC?

300

A shape with nine sides

What is a nonagon?

400

The best strategy for reducing stress

What is long division? (or any other good answer)

400

Degree of 9x^{7}-x^{4}+11x^{10}

What is the tenth degree?

400

If five cats can catch five mice in five minutes, how long will it take one cat to catch one mouse?

What is five minutes?

400

The requirement to join the math club at Woodside

What is no requirement?

400

How many cupcakes are in a baker's dozen?

What is 13?

500

A mathy version of "athletics" (hint: it's an *amazing *pun)

What is mathletics

500

What is the least common multiple of 15 and 24?

What is 120?

500

There are three opaque boxes. One with apples in it, another with oranges and in the third a mixture of the two. They are all labeled incorrectly. The minimum number of fruits you need to take out to figure out which box is which?

What is one?

500

University where Woodside's Guest Speaker is a professor

What is UT Austin?

500

Million, Billion, Trillion, Quadrilion, Quintillion, —————?

What is sextillion?