# Math Guy's weekly comic and puzzles

Weekly math comic, questions, and puzzles from mathplane.com

## Wednesday, June 14, 2017

### March 2017: Pi Day, Operation, and Climbing

(from March 25, 2017)

"Geometry Climbers"

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(from March 18, 2017)

"Order of Operation"

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(from March 15, 2017)

"System of Logarithms and Exponentials"

Solution and more pre-calculus questions at the mathplane site.

(Pi Day, 2017)

"Pi(e) in the Face"

(from March 7, 2017)

"Stranded"

(from March 3, 2017)

"Three 5's Question"

Using three 5's with any math operations or symbols, can you make an equation equal to 121?

SOLUTION and more math riddles

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Find packets at mathplane.org.

Or, visit the stores at TES and TeachersPayTeachers.

Thanks for the support!

## Sunday, June 11, 2017

### February 2017: Swayze, Support Groups, and Sign Language

(from February 26, 2017)

"Math Support Group"

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(from February 24, 2017)

Two vertical poles in a level surface are 80 feet apart. One pole is 50 feet high. The other pole is 30 feet high.

A wire runs from the top of the first pole to the bottom of the other. And, another wire runs from the top of the other pole to the bottom of the first pole.

*How far above the ground do the wires pass each other?*

Solution and more math questions in the spare parts section at mathplane.com

(from February 18, 2017)

"Sine Language"

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(from February 10, 2017)

"Negative Rational Exponents Inequality"

ANSWERS

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(from February 7, 2017)

"Thirty Dancing"

## Friday, May 19, 2017

### January 2017: Hula Hoops, Mime, Math Films, and Angle of Depression

(from January 28, 2017)

"Angles of Elevation... and, Depression"

(from January 21, 2017)

"Polynomial Question"

Find the y-intercept of the polynomial. (the graph may not be drawn to scale)

(from January 18, 2017)

"Math Films"

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(from January 12, 2017)

"Mimes and Surface Area"

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(from January 7, 2017)

"Dice"

A game has 2 special dice.

One of the dice, A, has six sides: four 8's and two 1's. The other, B, has six sides: four 3's and two 9's.

Each person rolls their die. The higher one wins $20.

Which of the two dice should you choose: A or B?

What would be your expected winnings?

The answer and other math questions are in the spare parts section of mathplane.com

(from January 3, 2017)

"Hula Hoops and Venn Diagrams"

## Wednesday, May 17, 2017

### December 2016: Gold Coins, Implicit,

(from December 18, 2016)

"Gold Coin Question"

"Gold Coin Question"

Your uncle has a bunch of money in his pocket.

He gives 1/2 of the money in his pocket to your sister.

Then, he gives 1/4 of what's left in his pocket to your brother.

Then, he gives 1/3 of what's left in his pocket to your friend.

Finally, he gives 1/2 of what's left in his pocket to you.

If your uncle has $3 left, how much was in his pocket in the beginning?

The answer and more math questions from mathplane.com

(from December 11, 2016)

"Implicit Differentiation"

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## Tuesday, May 2, 2017

### November 2016: Partial Fractions, 50, k9, and Transformations

(from November 30, 2016)

"Transformations"

Solution and other functions questions at the mathplane site.

(from November 28, 2016)

"Comic Transformations"

(from November 22, 2016)

"K-9 Companions"

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at mathplane.com

(from November 17, 2016)

"Hammer and Nail"

A hammer and nail cost $1.10, and the hammer costs a dollar more than the nail.

How much does the nail cost?

Answer and other math questions in the spare parts section at mathplane.com

(from November 11, 2016)

"50"

(from November 5, 2016)

"Partial F(r)actions"

(from November 3, 2016)

"Inside shaded Areas"

## Thursday, April 20, 2017

### October 2016: Stud, Con-verse, Tangent, Planet of the Apes

(from October 27, 2016)

"Imaginary Figures"

Friendly ghosts...

(from October 20, 2016)

"Planet of the Eights"

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google+

(from October 18, 2016)

"Venn Diagram and Probability"

The Venn diagram represents students at an academy.

What is the probability of randomly selecting a 2-sport athlete.

Answer

(from October 14, 2017)

"The Con-Verse"

(from October 8, 2016)

"Linear Equation Question"

What is the x-intercept of line

*l*?

ANSWER

(from October 6, 2016)

"Tangent"

(from October 3, 2016)

"Perfect Square Integers"

ANSWER and more math questions....

(from October 1, 2016)

"5-Card Stud"

## Saturday, April 15, 2017

### September 2016: Rotation of Axes, Geometry humor, curves, Harmonic Series, Linear Programming

(from September 25, 2016)

"Exponents and Series question"

ANSWER and other math questions..

(from September 22, 2016)

"Linear Programming"

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Facebook

Google+

Pinterest

(from September 19, 2016)

"Rectangle dimension restrictions"

ANSWER and other 1-variable inequalities

(from September 15, 2016)

"Harmonic Series"

(from September 11, 2016)

"Calculus: Derivatives, Tangents, and Point of Inflection"

What is the equation of the line tangent to the curve

ANSWER and other calculus derivatives questions

(from September 7, 2016)

"Rotation of Axes at the Amusement Park"

(from September 1, 2016)

"Bad Math Riddle"

"Exponents and Series question"

ANSWER and other math questions..

(from September 22, 2016)

"Linear Programming"

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Google+

(from September 19, 2016)

"Rectangle dimension restrictions"

ANSWER and other 1-variable inequalities

(from September 15, 2016)

"Harmonic Series"

(from September 11, 2016)

"Calculus: Derivatives, Tangents, and Point of Inflection"

What is the equation of the line tangent to the curve

*at the point of inflection*?ANSWER and other calculus derivatives questions

(from September 7, 2016)

"Rotation of Axes at the Amusement Park"

(from September 1, 2016)

"Bad Math Riddle"

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