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Math Project

2008
FINAL PROJECT – THIRD GRADERS
MULTIPLICATION
2008

CHALLENGE 1: Millions Puzzle
Use the list of numbers and the clues below to fill in the puzzle. Use each number
exactly once.

158,207,618 359,652 82,150,325
350,523 14,530,976 1,635,625
141,820 821,408,320 1,043,685

Across Down
1. A number with a 2 in the hundred 1. A number greater than 300,000 with
thousands place. a 5 in the tens place.
2. A number with a 4 in the millions 2. A number greater than eight hundred
place. twenty million.
3. A number with a 3 in the ones place. 3. A number with a 3 in the ten
thousands place.
4. A number greater than 800,000 but 4. A number with a 5 in the ten
less than 1 million 500 thousand. thousands place.
5. A number less than 100 million with
an
8 in the hundreds place.

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CHALLENGE 2: Forest Frenzy
Randy Rabbit is off to visit his friend Squeaky Squirrel. Squeaky gave Randy
directions to his tree house. As you can see, the directions are a series of
multiplication problems. Write each product on the line next to the problem
and follow the path to help Randy find Squeaky’s tree house.

1. When you enter the forest, follow the path numbered 235 X 5=
.
2. Continue until you come to the path labeled 718 X 3=
3. Follow this path past the rock with the number 527 X 2=
4. Turn onto the path numbered 308 X 7 =
5. Squeaky’s house is the tree on this path numbered 671 X 4 = .

What is Squeaky’s tree house number?

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CHALLENGE 3: Magic Squares
In a magic square, the numbers in each row, column, and diagonal have the same
sum—the magic sum. Complete each magic square. Use any whole numbers 1–
15. Each number can be used no more than two times in each magic square.

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CHALLENGE 4: Dotted Numbers
People who are blind use a system of raised dots, called Braille, to read and
write numbers. Each digit has its own Braille sign made up of an
arrangement of dots. A special number sign is placed before the digit signs
to show that they are numbers. Write each Braille number in standard
form, expanded form, and word form. The first one is done for you.

CHALLENGE 5: Greatest, Least, and in the Middle
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Use all the digits in the box. Use each digit only once to make each 4-digit
number.

1. Write the greatest number:

2. Write the next greatest number:

3. Write the least number:

4. Write the next least number:

5. Extend It Write all possible numbers that have a 5 in the thousands place.

CHALLENGE 6: Secret Message
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Your friend has given you a note with a secret password. To figure out the
password, you must find how many groups of 5 are in each product. Find each
missing factor. Then write the letter that matches the missing factor
below each equation.

12. Write the letters in order from exercise 1 to exercise 11. What is the secret
password?

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CHALLENGE 7: Triangle Puzzle
Look for all the triangles in the puzzle. Then answer the questions.

1. How many triangles are in the puzzle?

.

2. How many right triangles are in the puzzle?

.

3. How many scalene triangles are in the puzzle?

.

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CHALLENGE 8: The Centimeter Zoo
Heddy made a map of the zoo. Use a centimeter ruler. Measure the distance
between the dots.

CHALLENGE 9: At the Pet Store
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What pet did Megan get? Read the clues. Cross out the pet Megan did not get.
Write the name on the line.

CHALLENGE 10: Right or Wrong
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Scott and Sara are looking for correct answers. Color the boxes with totals that
are correct.

9 x 3=27 9 x 8=50 18 x 2 =36 13 x 0 =13

4 x 7=38 9 x12=108 3 x 7=21 4 x 4=16

10 x 6=62 7 x 7=49 8 x 2=16 9 x 4=25

7 x7=49 7 x 20=140 4 x 14=56 7 x 6=40

5 x 9=45 234 x 19 x 4= 95 6 x 8=74
23=5.380

46 x 4=175 8 x 8=64 13 x 3 = 39 12 x 4= 56

11 x 13=
143

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