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Math Team

Participation on the Math Team provides an innovative and entertaining way to engage high-performing students in mathematics. Students are encouraged to analyze and explore challenging problems that often require creative solutions, strengthening the participants critical thinking skills.  
The St. Joe's math team regularly competes in two leagues - New York Math League and Atlantic-Pacific Math League. The participants are given 6 questions to answer, developed to challenge even the most gifted students. The preparation done as a team encourages problem-solving discussions in a supportive academic environment.
Do you have what it takes to make the Math Team? Test your skills...
4 boys bought a kayak for $60. The 1st boy paid half of the sum of the amounts paid by the other boys; the 2nd boy paid 1/3 of the sum of the amounts paid by the other boys and the 3rd boy paid 1/4 of the sum of the amount of the other boys. How much did the 4th boy pay?