Ask Dr. Math High School Archive

Dr. Math Home || Elementary || Middle School || High School || College || Dr. Math FAQ

 TOPICS This page:   discrete math    Search   Dr. Math See also the Dr. Math FAQ:   permutations and   combinations Internet Library:   discrete math HIGH SCHOOL About Math Analysis Algebra    basic algebra    equations/graphs/      translations    linear algebra    linear equations    polynomials Calculus Complex Numbers Calculators/    Computers Definitions Discrete Math    permutations/    combinations Exponents    Logarithms Fibonacci Sequence/   Golden Ratio Fractals Functions Geometry    Euclidean/plane      conic sections/        circles      constructions      coordinate plane      triangles/polygons    higher-dimensional      polyhedra    non-Euclidean    practical geometry    symmetry/tessellations History/Biography Interest Logic Negative Numbers Number Theory Physics/Chemistry Probability Projects Puzzles Sequences/Series Sets Square/Cube Roots Statistics Transcendental   Numbers Trigonometry Browse High School Discrete Math Stars indicate particularly interesting answers or good places to begin browsing. Selected answers to common questions:     Four-color map theorem.     How many handshakes?     Squares in a checkerboard.     Tournament scheduling.     Venn diagrams. Venn Diagram: Two Possibilities [01/14/2003] The science club advisor asked club members what science courses they liked. Eighteen members said they liked physics, 17 liked chemistry, and 10 liked biology. However, of these, 9 liked physics and chemistry, 4 liked biology and chemistry, 2 liked physics and biology, and 2 liked all three. How many science club members were interviewed? Water, Gas, Electricity to Three Homes Puzzle [06/30/2002] Connect three houses with each of three utilities without crossing any lines. Is this possible? What is a Venn Diagram? [02/26/1998] What is a Venn Diagram? What is its use, definition, and what does it look like? What is Discrete Math? [10/8/1995] I'm doing a project for school, and I need to know what discrete math is, an example of it, and what careers it is used in. What is Discrete Math? [02/12/2001] What is discrete mathematics, and why is it called "discrete"? What is the Four-Color Theorem? [04/03/1998] What is the Four Color Theorem? Why Not Five Colors, All Touching? [04/30/2003] A five-color map problem. Wilbert the Wonder Dog [11/14/2002] Five masters and their five dogs need to cross a river. Winning at NIM [06/09/1997] How do you ensure that you win the game of NIM? Word Problem Hints [3/12/1996] Two questions: 1) There are 1000 lockers numbered 1-1000. Suppose you open all of the lockers, then close every other locker. Then, for every third locker... 2) A certain substance doubles in volume every minute. At 9:00 a.m. a small amount is placed in a container... Page: [

Search the Dr. Math Library:

 Search: entire archive just High School Discrete Mathematics Find items containing (put spaces between keywords):   Click only once for faster results: [ Choose "whole words" when searching for a word like age.] all keywords, in any order at least one, that exact phrase parts of words whole words