# Monthly Archives: November 2010

## Project Euler

My name is Dan, and I’m addicted to Euler (pronounced Oiler). Not really, but this site is fabulous: http://projecteuler.net/ The gist of it for non-math people is that it has a list of problems, for example, find the 10,001st prime number. … Continue reading

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## How Many: People

(note: this post was previously under: Two problems, but it seemed better to split the two problems into separate posts. The other problem is found here.) How many people where at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear? Gave the applied math … Continue reading

## How Many: Folds

(note: this post was previously under: Two problems, but it seemed better to split the two problems into separate posts. The other problem is found here.) If you could, how many folds of a sheet of paper would it take … Continue reading

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## How Big is that Pumpkin?

This is the second time I’ve done this lesson.  You can read up on the previous attempt here. Quick synopsis: There is a local contest to determine how much a large pumpkin weighs, the winner receives a year Family subscription … Continue reading

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