**Pet Shop Math Problem of the Week 6**

Congratulations! You are the proud owner of a brand new pet shop.

Read the Pet Shop Math Problem of the Week, solve it, and submit your answer.

If you get the math problem right, your first name and city will be posted to the Hall of Fame (look for your name at the bottom of that week's problem).

We will also track your points from week to week. Problem-solvers with the highest totals will be included (and much admired) in the Problem Solving Hall of Fame. Are you ready? Of course you are! Good luck!

Read the Pet Shop Math Problem of the Week, solve it, and submit your answer.

If you get the math problem right, your first name and city will be posted to the Hall of Fame (look for your name at the bottom of that week's problem).

We will also track your points from week to week. Problem-solvers with the highest totals will be included (and much admired) in the Problem Solving Hall of Fame. Are you ready? Of course you are! Good luck!

## Pet Shop Math Problem of the Week 6
You are setting up a display aquarium in your pet shop. The aquarium is three feet long, two feet
high, and two feet wide. You want to put
one large decoration in the tank. There
is a castle that is 30 inches tall and ten inches wide, and a dragon that is 18
inches tall and seven inches wide.
If you put the
largest decoration that will fit in the tank, will you use the castle or the
dragon? |

Common Core Standards for this Problem: 4.MD.1

As of June 1, 2013, students with correct solutions to math problems are only included in the Problem Solving Hall of Fame.
They will no longer be listed on each individual problem page. |