Candy Hunt
  • During a school celebration, all of the students in the school get to participate in a candy hunt on the school grounds. Your class has 24 students, which is divided into 4 groups of 6 students. Your team consists of you, Kyle, Mandy, Michelle, Doug, and Simon. You find 18 pieces of candy, Kyle finds 23 pieces, Mandy gets 20 pieces, Michelle finds 28, and Doug finds 15 pieces. If the average number of pieces that each member in your group found is 22, how many pieces did Simon find?

  Please enter a numerical answer
(ex. 1000 or 2.033) and click GO.

Contest problems and answers provided by:

David Rock
Columbus State University

Doug Brumbaugh
University of Central Florida