State Competition - The Problems
April 14, 2008

One-half of a road construction project was completed by 6 workers in 12 days. Working at the same rate, what is the smallest number of workers needed to finish the rest of the project in exactly four days?

A right pyramid has a square base that measures 10 cm on each side. Its peak is 12 cm above the center of its base. What is the sum of the lengths of the pyramid’s eight edges? Express your answer to the nearest whole number.

At a particular speed, a jumbo jet can travel its own length in 20 seconds. At this same speed, the jumbo jet taxied completely past a 710-foot-long hangar in 70 seconds, as shown. What is the length of the jumbo jet?

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