Problems

Below you can find all the blog posts that contain problems!

Today we are visiting a specific instance of a well-known basic mathematics game, the 24 Game. The "24 Game" is usually played with younger students because it helps them develop skills related to the basic arithmetic operations.

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Take out a piece of paper and a pencil, I am going to ask you to write some letters in your sheet of paper and then I am going to challenge you to fold the sheet of paper... with a twist!

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\(n\) mathematicians with numbered party hats gather around in a circle... It is a matter of life or death!

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Is it true that every integer you can think of has a multiple written out only with \(0\)s and \(1\)s?

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This post's problem is a really interesting problem I solved two times. The first time I solved it I failed to prove exactly how it works... then some years later I remembered the problem statement and was able to solve it properly. Let's see how you do!

In this post I talked about the riddle of the water buckets. Now I challenge you to prove that in some situations it is impossible to solve it!

Gandalf has some Hobbits to appease but his task seems to go on forever. Can you give him a hand..?

Two friends were bored and decided to play a game... a mathematical game with a paper bag!

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This post's format will be a bit different from the usual and the first of a series of posts of this type. In this post, I will state a problem and then present my solution.