math

cheryl's birthday logic problem
Via: NY Times
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Via NY Times:

Originally, Mr. Kong said this was a problem inflicted on fifth-graders, leading to hand-wringing that Singapore children were way better at math than everyone else in the world and worries that Singapore children were being mentally abused with convoluted logic at a young age.

It turned out the problem actually came from a math olympiad test for math-savvy high school-age students.

If you're having trouble here's the answer.

And here's the post that started it all.

Pi Day,pie,math,funny
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Several faculty members volunteered for the annual Pi Day event at the Bollinger Memorial Student Union on Wednesday, March 14. All proceeds will benefit the Nicholls Math Club.
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