Tuesday, April 16, 2013

This Week's Work : Week 2 -- for Inquisitve Young Mathletes

Assignment 1:
Mathcounts Mini related to the "Set" concept
Download the word problems below the video and work on them for this week.

Pascal's Triangle from Math is Fun.

Below is problem of the week, which continues with Evan's problem from last week so read it carefully.
Two players play a game starting with a pile of 26 sticks. The players alternate turns, each taking 1, 2, or 3 sticks on his or her turn.The player who takes the last stick wins.Who has the winning strategy in this game, the first player or the second player? How many sticks he/she needs to take? Why? 

Assignment 2:
Review special right triangles: Notes from my blog

30-60-90 Triangles from Art of Problem Solving

Powers of Pythagorean Triples from Art of Problem Solving

Working together rate  problems from Art of Problem Solving.

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