Enjoy the flight....
.... And, learn something new...
These pages contain comics, topics for discussion, and miscellaneous math questions (with answers).
You leave your campsite and go due North. After 2 miles, you turn and head due West for 5 miles. Then, you turn and hike due North another 3 miles. And, then you turn and go due West another 7 miles.
How far are you from the campsite?
And, Steven F. (N. California) offers an amusing alternative solution (proving that it is useful to think "out of the box"; or, in this case, think "out of the triangle"!)
Name the only even prime number.
What are non-prime positive integers called?
Is -7 prime?
Why is 0 not prime? And, 1?
What is a Mersenne Number?
How many lines of symmetry does the number Zero have?
Which letters of the alphabet have reflection or rotation symmetry?
"Hiking Circumference Question"
Test your knowledge of exponents.
The following is an 'Express Exponent Exercise'.
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A puzzle to try before Super Bowl XLVI
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Webcomic #19 - "The math guy opens a unique restaurant" (The Prime Rib) (2-20-12)
Find: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 31, 23, & 359
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A hiker walked around a circle. Then, he walked 10 feet further and walked around another circle.
If the total distance he walked was 2000 feet, what is the radius of the inner circle?
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