## Monday, May 14, 2007

### Math Challenge May 14

Lewis and Clark brought the following mathematical supplies with them on their journey:

1 Surveyor's compass

1 Hand compass

1 Hadley's quadrant

1 Telescope

3 Thermometers

2 Sextants

1 Set of plotting instruments

1 Chronometer (needed to calculate longitude; at $250 it was the most expensive item)

1 Portable microscope

1 Tape measure

How many total mathematical supplies did they have?

Send answers to kellys3ps@sbcglobal.net

Parents may help, but try to let your child figure it out on their own.

Weekly winner wins a Smencil. Monthly winner wins a $20 Barnes and Noble gift certificate!

Good Luck!

Kelly

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