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     Hello everyone! My name is Ms. Porter and I am very excited to be working with you this year.

    I am going to help you build your problem solving skills!

     Remember to work hard, believe in yourself, and don't forget to ask questions. 

    Let's have a good school year!

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  • Calculator Guesses Phone Number

    Posted by Alexandria Porter on 9/25/2017

    1. Get a calculator. 

    2. Key in the first three digits of your phone number (NOT the area code)

    3. Multiply by 80

    4. Add 1

    5. Multiply by 250

    6. Add the last 4 digits of your phone number

    7. Add the last 4 digits of your phone number again.

    8. Subtract 250

    9. Divide number by 2

     

    Extra Credit: Prove why this works. 

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  • Logic Riddle

    Posted by Alexandria Porter on 9/7/2017

    What can you catch but not throw?

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  • Math Riddle

    Posted by Alexandria Porter on 8/28/2017

    What digit is the most frequent between the numbers 1 and 1,000 (inclusive)? Hint: look for patterns. 

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