(from August 31, 2012)
"Love - 40; Tennis Match"
"Love - 40" might have been misunderstood at the math invitational tennis tourney.
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(from August 25, 2012)
"7 - 11 and Nine"
A missed opportunity!
(from August 17, 2012)
"Math Jeopardy with Gauss and Pascal"
Check out humorous facts about Gauss...
(from August 12, 2012)
"Country Western Night"
A bunch of squares featuring a visit from Sponge Bob Square Pants
How many squares in the diagram?
A few weeks ago, there was a question floating around the internet: "How many squares are in this diagram?"
I was surprised that the answers ranged from 15 to 60...
The solution is in the mathplane spare parts section
This diagram reminded me of a math exercise that my students and I discussed a few years ago: How many squares can be found in a standard 8 x 8 checkerboard?
(To solve, we found a pattern)...
Answers are here...
(from August 4, 2012)
"Math Olympics Competition and Ceremony"