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.
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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.
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.
Math problem that deals with the hands of a clock.
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 on how to find distance from one point to another, for two people on a sightseeing trip through the western United States.
Which two digit numerals will reflect and look the same across the horizontal axis? Which will reflect across the vertical axis?
Answer to challenge problems about probability of catching fish.
fun challenge problem about catching fish