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"

Find math teaching and tutoring resources at the mathplane stores at TeachersPayTeachers and TES.

(from January 7, 2017)


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

(from January 3, 2017)

"Hula Hoops and Venn Diagrams"

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