I want to bake blackberry cobbler. The recipe calls for a 9″ pie pan. All I have are rectangular ones.
How many of us remember the double-digit interest rates of the early 1980s? What do you notice in the story below? What are you wondering about? Leave a comment to tell us your thoughts!
One year, on December 31, Curtis, who doesn’t trust banks, put $1000 in a can and buried it in his back yard. He plans to continue adding $1000 to the can on the last day of each year until he’s ready to retire.
On the same day, Bill invested $1000 in a bank account that will pay 10% interest annually on the last day of the year. Unlike Curtis, he does not plan to continue investing more money each year.
The end of the summer is a great time for a ride around the neighborhood. What do you notice in the story below? What are you wondering about? Leave a comment to tell us your thoughts!
One fourth of the vehicles at Danielle’s Cycle Shop are tricycles. The rest are bicycles. Danielle counted a total of 45 wheels in her shop.
Those lazy, hazy days of summer are coming to an end in the Northern Hemisphere! Don’t you wish you could spend another month or two doing what Lee is doing in this free scenario? (What is he doing, anyway?) What do you notice in the story below? What are you wondering about? Leave a comment to tell us your thoughts!
Specialist Lee Alejandre, who is 6 feet tall, had leave time from the Army, some of which he spent basking in the sun at Swarthmore College in a couple of different chairs:
|dimension||larger chair||smaller chair|
|width of seat||57 3/4″||21″|
|length of arm||80″||29 1/2″|
|front leg||26 1/8″||9 1/2″|
You don’t have to speak French in order to Notice and Wonder about this bit of architectural design! Leave a comment to tell us your thoughts (French is optional)!
A voussoir is a trapezoidal piece of stone often used to build arches.
Hector says to Larissa, “If you give me $2, we will have an equal amount of money.” Larissa responds, “That’s true, but on the other hand if you give me $2, I will have twice as much money as you.”
Scattered around the house are 100 nuts in 5 bowls.