Date: Jan 19, 2013 10:35 AM
Author: GS Chandy
Subject: Re: To K-12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer
Robert Hansen (RH) posted Jan 19, 2013 5:13 PM:
> On Jan 18, 2013, at 8:46 PM, GS Chandy
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Isn't it just far too tough for 'pre-algebra
> students'? (In fact, I wouldn't know how to do it
> WITHOUT a fair bit of algebra - am I perhaps wrong in
> calling it 'algebra'?).
> It is a word scramble problem...
> DEAN - NED = A
> ARIEAL - BLAIRE = B
> CLARE - EARL = C
> DEAN - NED = D
> RAFI - ARI = F
> GABRIEL - BLAIRE = G
> AIDEN - DEAN = I
> KOLE - LEO = K
> NADINE - AIDEN = N
> PAUL - ULA = P
> CHARLES - RACHEL = S
> TIRA - ARI = T
> WOLKE - KOLE = W
> The rest of the letters fall out from that.
> I guess this means that very few kids do those
> puzzles on the placemats at Denny's :(
> Bob Hansen
Congratulations, RH. In fact, may I say, CONGRATULATIONS (and repeat)!
Whenever you're ready, do take a look at: http://mathforum.org/kb/thread.jspa?threadID=2430060.