MASC 351
09/12/16
Brain Warm Up
A quart bottle contains a mixture that is 1/3
orange juice, 2/3 water. A half gallon bottle
contains a mixture that is 3/4 orange juice, 1/4
water. The contents of the two bottles are
poured into a gallon
jug. What is the r

Understanding the Problem
KnownsThe first triangle has 2 rows with three on top and two on bottom
It takes 1 move to move the triangle upside down
A triangle with 3 rows has three pennies on bottom, two the next, and one on top
It takes 2 moves to move th

Understanding the Problem
Knowns
- You start with one sheet of paper
- You cut the paper in half and stack one sheet on top of the other
- Continue this process
- The papers are 7/1000 of an inch thick
Unknowns
- How tall the stack would be if you cut the

Understanding the Problem
Knowns4 different kinds of dogs
4 different owners
4 different classes
4 different places- first, third, fourth, and ninth
All the other information given
UnknownsWho owns what dog
What kind of dog each one is
Which place each on

Understanding the Problem
KnownsThere are 3 prisoners
1 of the prisoners was blind
There were 3 white hats and 2 red hats
The jailer placed the hats on the prisoners in the dark
The game they played was that one of them had to say the color of their hat a

Homework Problem #3
The sides of the outside square in the figure are 6 inches long. The corners
of the next smaller square are at the midpoints of the outside square, and
so on.
a.
Find the sum of the perimeters of the three
squares in the figure.
b.

Understanding The Problem
KnownsStart with a 16 oz. bottle of wine
On the 1st day, he drinks 1 oz. then fills it up with water
On the 2nd day, he drinks 2 oz. then fills it up with water
On the 3rd day, he drinks 3 oz. then fills it up with water
He conti

Understanding the Problem
Known
- Sides of the outside square are 6 inches long.
- The corners of the next smaller square are at the midpoint of the outside square
- This pattern continues
Unknown
- Length of sides of smaller squares
- Perimeter of each s

1. Understanding the Problem
KnownConcert begins in 17 minutes
All members must cross bridge
Two people can cross at one time
A torch is always required to cross bridge
Torch must be walked back and forth
Pair must walk at slower mans rate
Bono takes 1 mi

Understanding The Problem
Knowns
- Farmer Moore is separating her prized bovine collection.
- For one cow, there are eight haystacks surrounding it
- For two cows, there are ten haystacks surrounding it
- For three cows, there are twelve haystacks surroun

Understanding The Problem
KnownThe triangle is isosceles, thus the two sides are equal.
The sides AC and AB are both 6 inches.
Angle CAB is greater than or equal to 60 degrees.
The edge lengths of the triangle must be integers.
UnknownThe length of side B

MASC 351
08/31/2016
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Examples of Videos
Rubrics will be available online.
Game Stop
Trevor's Mean
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Examples of presentations
Key note: need to give example before
giving the problem to solve.
Rubrics will be available on eCampus.
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Presentation evaluati

Masc 351
9/5/2016
Draw a diagram
When would you use a
diagram?
Drawing a diagram is the
most common problem
solving strategy.
Often, the problem solver
needs to draw a diagram even
to understand the problem.
Planting grapes
Jack decided to plant
grapes

HOMEWORK #3
SQUARES INSIDE
SQUARES
By:
Spongebob SQUAREpants!
http:/theladywolf.blogspot.com/2010/04/spongebob-squarepants-svg.html
TEKS Grade 8
(9) Measurement. The student uses
indirect measurement to solve problems.
The student is expected to:
(A) use