At the beginning of each month a Math challenge will come out.
To solve the challenge correctly, you have to:
- Write the solution with an explanation on a paper with your name and group and left it in the mailbox situated in the hall, before the first day of the following month.
- Write the reasoned solution in this website (at the bottom of the article).
There will be 3 categories:
- Pupils (ESO, Batxillerat and Professional Studies).
- Teachers and PAS.
- Web visitors.
Chester’s High School has organized a chess tournament and Berta has signed up. Each player will play a game against each of the other contestants, except, obviously, against himself. The winner of the game scores a point. If the result is a draw, each player scores half a point. At the end of the tournament it turns out that, excluding Berta, the rest of the players scored a total of 99 points. How many players had signed up for the tournament? How many points did Berta get?
For ESO pupils:
Correct answers: Nuria B. (teachers), Maya Treuvat (1BACT), Maria L. (4.2 ESO), Pau R. (1BACT), Subaru B. (1BC) and Martí D. (1BC)
Correct answers: Nuria B. (teachers), Maya Treuvat (1st Bat CT).
For ESO pupils:
After Halloween, it’s time for a new math challenge! In this month’s challenge, you
have to look closely at these sums. They seem wrong, but that’s because they are
not ordinary sums. I encourage you to try to find the pattern. Once you figure that
out, what will be the result of the last operation?
For everybody else:
We write a long number putting consecutively: 2003, 2004, 2005,…: 20032004200520062007…
Which digit is in 2004 position?
2004: 4 = 501 grups de 4 dígids
2003 + 500 = 2503 per tant a la posició 2004 hi ha un 3
Correct answers: Nuria B. (teachers), Maya Treuvat (1st Bat CT) and Anonymous (talk to your MAT teacher).