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Tumbletown Tales

The adventures of Tumbleweed always seem to require the little hamster to exercise his mathematical skills.

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  • Chomp-etition
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    March 18, 2014

    Tumbleweed the hamster wants to win the world record for Speed Eating. To become the new champion he must beat the current title holder by eight seeds. Counting up and tracking his progress gets tricky because all Tumbleweed can think of is eating seeds.

  • Master of Degrees
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    March 11, 2014

    Tumbleweed the hamster wants to go outside and play. He checks the weather report to help plan his day but has hard time understanding degrees and can't decide if he sould pack for cold or warm temperature.

  • Seed Points
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    March 4, 2014

    Tumbleweed the hamster collecting reward points to win a free smart phone. Counting all his reward point gets very hard. Tumbleweed must figure out an easy math equation to help him add up all his points up.

  • Coins vs. Coin
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    February 25, 2014

    Tumbleweed the hamster wants to buy a crate of seeds that cost two dollars. After the 40 nickels he collected to make his purchase sink his boat Tumbleweed must find coin that amounts to two dollars and weighs less then 40 nickels.

  • A Hamster's Weight in Seeds
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    February 18, 2014

    Tumbleweed the hamster gets his name drawn for the "Win Your Weight in Seeds" contest. Tumbleweed's prize is any amount of seeds that are equal to his weight

  • Green Thumb Pattern Conundrum
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    February 11, 2014

    Tumbleweed the hamster buys 11 flowers to plant outside of his castle. He decides that a colour pattern would look pretty but has a hard time figuring out the right order to plant them.

  • Many Trips With Bricks
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    February 4, 2014

    Tumbleweed the hamster wants to build a new room for his castle. After buying all his supplies Tumbleweed will need to figure out how many ferry trips he will need to get all the bricks across the lake.

  • It All Adds Up
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    January 28, 2014

    Tumbleweed the hamster is busy working at the 10 Seed Diner, where every plate of food equals ten seeds. Things gets confusing when customers start to make up their own special menu requests. Tumbleweed must add up each order to make sure they still equal the number 10.

  • Shopping's Fee
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    January 21, 2014

    Tumbleweed the hamster is headed to the Community Yard Sale and has one dollar to spend. He must decide how much to us at each table and still get everything he wants.

  • Timing is Everything
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    January 14, 2014

    Tumbleweed the hamster wants to go to the All You Can Eat Fun-Time Party Cruise but only has 1 hour to get from his castle to the ferry docks. Tumbleweed must plan out his day to make it there on time.