VIEWS: 98 PAGES: 7 POSTED ON: 5/29/2012
Brain Teasers Dr. Tipton’s Math Group How does it add up? Find the number of ways in which 20 coins consisting of quarters, dimes and nickels can have a value of $3.10. Hats Five hats are randomly distributed to the five people who own them. What is the probability that all the people receive the correct hat? Heads up, 7-Up 7-UP 3-Day special Case of 12 7-up One-liter bottles Carton of 8 $4.98 Half-liter bottles $1.69 Plus $.60 deposit on case. Money Which is the better buy? back on return. How much would you save? Saving Money A year ago, the amount in Joe’s savings was three times the amount in Sara’s. Joe has spent $25 of his savings while Sara has added $25. Now the amount in Joe’s savings is only twice Sara’s. How much did Sara have in her savings a year ago? Rhyme Time In each of the following, there are two rhyming words that are suggested by the clues. One of the words is a math term. For example: Five o’clock is PRIME TIME. 2000 pounds is _____ _______. A wrong total is a _____ ______. A skillet diameter is a _______ _____. A finger tapper is a ______ ______. How many more can you think of? Find the wooden nickel Eight nickels are all the same size, shape and color. One is a wooden nickel. It is lighter in weight than the others. Using a balance scale, find the light nickel in only two weighings. Explain how you would do it.
"Brain Teasers Brain Teasers"