Lunar New Year

While many countries celebrate Lunar New Year, the specific date and set of 12 zodiac animals varies. The problems below reflect the date and animals used in China, and Lunar New Year is referred to as “Chinese New Year” to reflect this distinction.


The following problems deal with logic. There are multiple ways to solve these problems, and for some of them, there may be more than one right answer. As long as your logic is accurate, alternate solutions are acceptable. Enjoy!

New Year's Resolution

Jean made a New Year’s resolution to get in shape. She decides to run for 30 minutes on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. If Jean plans to run at an average speed of 6 mi/h, how many miles will she run during the month of February 2021?