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GS Chandy

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From: Hyderabad, Mumbai/Bangalore, India
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Re: To K-12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer
Posted: Jan 19, 2013 10:35 AM
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Robert Hansen (RH) posted Jan 19, 2013 5:13 PM:
>
> On Jan 18, 2013, at 8:46 PM, GS Chandy
> <gs_chandy@yahoo.com> 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.

GSC
("Still Shoveling!")



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