If Friday the 13th is a bad luck day, does that imply that Monday the 13th is a good luck day? Compose a logical argument for this question. Whoever sends in the best logical argument, arguing either side of this question, wins a Singing Turtle reward. Read the post to find out the details.

# Archive | Challenge Problem

# James Bond Math Challenge

Take this informal quiz. Watch this clip from a James Bond movie, and see what math themes and patterns you can find in the art and visuals. Then drop me a comment. I’ll share all comments that make reasonable statements.

# Movie Math: Wake Students Up with Silver Screen Riddles

The end of the year is near. So give students something different. Here’s an idea for a complete lesson plan that uses math riddles to grab students’ attention. The clip shows a math riddle from the movie “Die Hard.” This is a springboard to get everyone excited about riddles. From there you have many options […]

# Answer to Fun Math Problem #2

Answer to Fun Math Problem #2.

# Fun Math Problem #2

Math problem that deals with the hands of a clock.

# Answer, Fun Math Problem

Here is the answer to an interesting problem: what provides a better fit, a square peg in a circular hole, or a circular peg in a square hole? We can use simple geometry to figure it out!

# Problem of the Week – 10/18/2010

Problem of the Week on how to find distance from one point to another, for two people on a sightseeing trip through the western United States.

# Problem of the Week — Answer

Which two digit numerals will reflect and look the same across the horizontal axis? Which will reflect across the vertical axis?

# Challenge Problem – the ANSWER

Answer to challenge problems about probability of catching fish.

# Interactive Challenge Problem — Send in responses

fun challenge problem about catching fish