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Follow-up to WCYDWT: Spacing Evenly

Saturday, 18 September 2010 ·

I showed WCYDWT: Spacing Evenly to some of my classes this week. A couple of reflections…

WCYDWT: Spacing Evenly

Sunday, 12 September 2010 ·

A real-life version of this problem presented itself today.

Question 20. Find the least number of cuts needed to cut a log into 5 equal pieces.

(Source: Elementary Math Mastery, Rhonda Farkota)

Letters and Numbers

Friday, 10 September 2010 ·

Jeff of Webmaths points out a new Australian TV show, Letters and Numbers.

Lessons of stability

Thursday, 02 September 2010 ·

Things are tough at my school at the moment, tougher than normal.  There are many reasons for that, this is not the post to discuss them though.