Join Our Math Raffle & Share Your LOVE of Problem-Solving!Do you love calculating equations and playing with numbers? Does solving the most impossible math problem seem like a fun puzzle to you? If you answered "YES" then you should enter the Math Department's monthly Math Raffle!Each month, the Math department creates and distributes a financial-literacy inspired Math Problem of the Month for you to wrap your brain around. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to complete the math problem, which can range from a challenging calculation to a brain twisting mathematical formula, and submit your answer to your teacher. If you answer the problem correctly, you could be selected at random to receive a $50 prize and a personal congratulations from Dr. Fitzpatrick!So enter today and share your LOVE of problem-solving!And the Winner is...
May 2020 Winner
Faith Davis, a sophomore from Northbridge in our Health Services program, won our May Math Problem of the Month Raffle. During distance learning, Faith correctly solved several scenarios related to biweekly paycheck deductions, such as how much money is taken home after deductions, and what amount is available after paying all of your monthly bills.
Can you solve our May Math Problem of the Month?
April 2020 Winner
Lucas Rindone, a senior from Douglas in our Automotive Technology program, won our April Math Problem of the Month Raffle. During distance learning, Lucas correctly calculated and solved several problems related to shipping fees and sales tax when purchasing an order.
Can you solve our April Math Problem of the Month?
January 2020 Winner
Ethan Riley, a junior from Milford in Plumbing, won our January Math Problem of the Month Raffle. Ethan correctly calculated and solved several problems related to buying a house, such as the estimated closing costs as a first-time homebuyer, and the yearly budget costs for the home.
Can you solve our January Math Problem of the Month?
November/December 2019 Winner
Matthew Hamel, a freshman from Uxbridge in Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing, won our holiday-themed Math Problem of the Month Raffle. Matthew solved several problems related to paying off a credit card balance, correctly calculating the percentage that will be paid in interest if the balance is paid in full vs. paying the minimum balance.
Can you solve our November/December Math Problem of the Month?
October 2019 Winner
Kevin McGowan, a senior from Northbridge in Electrical, won our October Math Problem of the Month Raffle. Kevin correctly solved several Revolution-themed math problems related to how many British colonists living in North America remained loyal to Great Britain during the war and what percent of the loyal colonists fought for the British.
Can you solve our October Math Problem of the Month?
September 2019 Winner
Rudolph Patete, a freshman from Bellingham currently participating in our Exploratory program, won our September Revolution-themed Math Problem of the Month Raffle. Rudolph correctly approximated and solved several problems related to how many pounds of tea each colonialist emptied into the Boston Harbor in 1773.
Can you solve our September Math Problem of the Month?
Upcoming Raffle Dates
Thank you to everyone who participated.
Keep calculating and playing
with numbers this summer. Look for
new math raffle dates this fall.
Fall 2020 Raffle Dates
Note: Dates are subject to change.