Friday, December 16, 2011

Challenge

This problem makes me happy in its difficulty and challenge. I threw down the gauntlet to my precalculus students. We'll see if they run with it to the finish line or not. Either way, I wanted the smartie smarts to at least know there are some problems out there that require more than just rote brain power.

4 comments:

  1. Ahhhh! I was looking for some teaching blogs, came across yours, and thought I'd try this one out. I now feel like bashing my head against the wall :D I never got much geometry or trig at school, and it's pretty rusty by now.

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  2. This IS a doozy of a problem .... it gave me a workout of the concussion variety, too.

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  3. Hi Ms Cookie, I'm always looking for fun, challenging problems for my 8th grade geometry kids and found your great blog. I will have to spend time working on your problem here. Look forward to future posts! Keep up the good work.

    I have problems too on my blog. Please stop by if you have a chance. Thanks so much!

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