Tuesday, July 22, 2014

194: Polar Figures 3

Can you recreate these figures?

Single function.

In Desmos or Plot.ly, Create this Family of functions.




Monday, July 21, 2014

Saturday, July 19, 2014

191: Walking the Labyrinth

In this labyrinth, there are no false turns or dead ends. You walk the line around the outside, then follow it to the middle. Assume unit distance between lines and ends of turns except for that horizontal entry line. That seems to be half a unit apart from the other lines.

What are some different ways to measure the distance walked?


Friday, July 18, 2014

190: Force Table

If the weights are all equal masses, is this in equilibrium?


If not, how would you change it?
Can this arrangement work with two equal masses?

Thursday, July 17, 2014

189: Strasbourg Cathedral

Find the visual fractions.
Discuss the geometrical constructions the builder would have employed if he were limited to the following tools: a straight iron rod of 16.5 feet, string and a piece of chalk.