# Problem of the Week

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## Problem of the Week

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_section full_width=”stretch_row”][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Here are some fun, engaging math problems updated every week to help you engage yourself and improve your problem-solving skills and aptitude for math. This will also help prepare those who are competing in our competition as these problems are very similar in style and content. You can find last year’s highlighted problem’s of the week archived at the bottom of this page.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1572567228873{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}”]

### Hard Problems

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″ css=”.vc_custom_1511835290647{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-right: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;padding-left: 0px !important;}”][msm_content_box hover_bg_color=”#ff5e5b” css=”.vc_custom_1480079602585{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 40px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}” custom_background_color=”#ff4643″][vc_custom_heading text=”Problem #1″ font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:28px|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1511820936152{margin-bottom: 13px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”Given a tetrahedron (triangular pyramid) of side length r, what is the closest that two of the edges which are skew (do not meet) approach each other?