Welcome to our math page!  Here you are going  explore some of the math of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Count to fifty in Swahili.

1-Moja                            6-Sita                           11-Kumi na moja                       16-kumi na sita                             30-Thelathini

2-Mbili                            7-Saba                         12-Kumi na mbili                        17-Kumi na saba                       40-Arabaini

3-Tatu                            8-Nane                         13-Kumi na tatu                        18-Kumi na nane                        50-Hamsini

4-Nne                              9-Tisa                           14-Kumi na nne                          19-Kumi na tisa

5-Tano                           10-Kumi                       15-Kumi na tano                        20-Ishirini

How many feet will it take to climb to different points on the mountain?  Remember  1meter=3 feet

1. How many feet is it  from Shira to Mawenzi?

2. If you are at Machame Camp, how many feet are you away from the Uhuru Peak?

3. If Uhuru Peak is 5895 meters, how many feet is that?

4. If you are standing at the Lava Tower Hut, how many feet is it  to Umbwe Cave Camp?

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Shira Ridge-3962m                                                                                                 Mawenzi-5149m

Machame  Camp 3,000m

Umbwe Cave 2,850m

Marangu Village-1,420m

Do you think you're ready to climb the mountain?  Try taking "The Climb" quiz!