#### A Math Forum Project

 ESCOT Problem of the Week: Archive of Problems, Submissions, & Commentary

### January 2001 - May 2001

1. Rumors - posted January 2, 2001
What will the graph of a real-world situation (spreading a rumor) look like as compared to a controlled situation (only one person spreading a rumor)?

2. Search and Rescue Paths - posted January 14, 2001
Learn how to navigate a helicopter.

3. Search and Rescue: Part II - posted January 29, 2001
Figure out the ideal location of a helicopter base using information learning in pilot training school.

4. Fish Farm I - posted March 5, 2001
Students play with fish in three different ponds to explore equivalent ratios.

5. Fish Farm II - posted March 19, 2001
Students sample fish to determine the male-female ratio.

6. Fractris - posted April 2, 2001
Play with fractions in a Tetris-like environment.

7. Mosaic - posted April 16, 2001
Play with fractions in a Tetris-like mosaic environment.

8. Marabyn - posted May 20, 2001
Simulating relative speeds, graphing them, and using the distance formula to generalize.

9. Polyrhythms - posted May 21, 2001
Use music to learn about fractions, ratios, and lowest common multiples.