Thursday, October 30, 2014

296: Systems of a Sort 2

What method works best to find the area of the triangle created by these three lines?
Organized list (a la excel)
Substitution?
Linear Combination?
Plug and Pray?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

295: Systems of a Sort 1

In the following scenario, is there enough information to determine the cost of a bagel? Explain.
On Monday, the office staff at your school paid $8.75 for 4 cups of coffee and 7 bagels. On Wednesday, they paid $19.50 for 8 cups of coffee and 14 bagels. 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

294: Equilateral Triangles and a square.




Monday, October 27, 2014

293: Tight Fit

Seems as though this UHAUL truck got stuck.



Straightforward question: What's the diameter of that culvert?

Argument: What would have been a better way to phrase that sign so this wouldn't happen?



Dimensions
  • Inside dimensions: 14'6" x 7'8" x 7'2" (LxWxH)
  • Mom's Attic: 2'7" x 7'8" x 2'6" (LxWxH)
  • Deck height: 2' 10"
  • Door opening: 7'3" x 6'5" (WxH)
  • Loading ramp width: 2'2"

Friday, October 24, 2014