Monthly Archives: September 2014

P.O.W. – Due Thrusday, September 25th

Problem of The Week

Please watch the video using this  link.  Then answer the following questions:

  • 1. What will be the percent tint with both sunglasses?
  • 2. Write a guess.
  • 3. Write a guess you know is too high.
  • 4. Write a guess you know is too low.
  • 5. Can you reach 100% tint this way? How many 50% tint sunglasses would you have to wear?.
  • 6. How many 5% tint sunglasses would you have to wear to reach 60% tint?.

Please email me with any questions or concerns.

This is due at the beginning of class on Thursday,  September 25th.

Good luck!

P.O.W. – Due Thrusday, September 18, 2014

  • If you were going to carpet a 10′ x 10′ room with a single kind of U. S. coin, which would be the cheapest option?
  • Write down a guess (just an educated guess).
  • Write down a coin that you’re sure wouldn’t be the cheapest option and how you know.
  • What information would be useful to know here?
  • If you could use any coin in the entire world, which would be the cheapest option?
  • If you could use any kind of paper currency in the entire world, which would be the cheapest option?

Please use the following image to help you with the first few questions

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Please share your answers with me by Thursday via email, google docs, or bring your results to class on paper.