Math Carnival Update, and an Algebra Puzzle
Oops! I misread my calendar last week. The Math Teachers at Play blog carnival will be this Friday at Maths Insider. That means you still have today and tomorrow to send in your blog post submissions using the handy submission form. See you at the carnival!
In the meantime, let me share with you this monster algebra puzzle from the Well-Trained Mind forum. Simplify:
How would you explain this problem to a beginning algebra student who has just learned the exponent rules? Or to his non-mathy mom?
And Don’t Miss…
These other mathy blog carnivals:
- Last month’s Math Teachers at Play
- Carnival of Mathematics
- Mathematics and Multimedia
- Carnevale della Matematica
- Carnaval de Matemáticas