Problem Statement: Spiralaterals-a spiralateral is a sequence of numbers that forms a pattern or a spiral like shape. Spiralaterals can form a complete spiral-like shape or it could form an open spiral that never recrosses itself or return to it's original starting point.

To make a spiralateral: Each spiralateral is based on a sequence of numbers.To draw the spiralateral, you need to choose a starting point. The starting point is always "up" on the paper. Next take your first number and draw a line as many squares long as your number is. Now turn your paper 90° and take your next number and do the same thing as the first. Each line will be drawn 90° clockwise from the previous line drawn. Stop this whenever the shape has come to its starting point or if you realize the shape will continue in one direction and will probably not return. Begin by drawing odd and even number sequences,shorter sequences, longer ones,and eventually more elaborate and random sequences to get different products.

Conclusion: Spiralaterals containing 4 numbers will not return to their starting point but ones with 3,2, or 5 numbers will almost always make a complete spiral. Spiralaterals with 2 numbers will make a rectangle or a parallelogram. Any set of numbers that is a repetition of one number (I.e. 1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1. 7,7,7,7,7,7,7. e.t.c) will also make rectangles. Also numbers that repeat two of the numbers but not the third one (I.e. 1,1,1,2,2,2,4. 3,3,3,3,3,1,5,5,5,5.)will make rectangles that will just go off and not return to their starting point.

...1. To find my conclusions I had to think about each part of the problem. When you know that one thing means you go on to the next part. When you figure out what that means you have to see how the two statements are related. If they are related then you can deduce a conclusion that makes sense.
2. Here are my conclusions for the 6 problems on page 7.
1. a. No medicine is nice
b. Senna is a medicine
Here I deduced that Senna is not a nice...

...“A Sticky Gum Problem” POW 4
Problem statement:
The next scenario is very similar. In this one, Ms. Hernandez passed a different gumball machine the next day with three different colors Once again her twins each want a gumball of the same color, and each gumball is still one cent. What is the most amount of money that Ms. Hernandez would have to spend in order to get each of her daughters the same color gumball?
In the last scenario, Mr. Hodges and his triplets pass...

...A spiralateral is a series of line segments that form a shape that resembles a spiral. You make spiralaterals by picking a spot on a piece of graph paper to be the starting point of the spiralateral. Then take a set of three numbers and using that point go up the first number of squares on the graph paper, go right the second number of squares, down the third number of squares and left the first number of squares going in that pattern until the line...

...Mega POW
A very wealthy king has 8 bags of gold, which he trusts to some of his caretakers. All the bags have equal weight and contain the same amount of gold, all the gold in the kingdom. Although, the king heard a story that a woman received a gold coin. The king knew it had to be his gold so he wanted to find the lightest bag in the 3 weighing, but the mathematician thought it could be done in less, so I need to find out the least amount of weighing it takes to find the...

...both an experimental and theoretical model. My real goal is to find the strategy with the highest probability of success or the one most likely to help me win.
Strategy # 1
a. Always choose the same thing the card says. So if it is an O choose O, if it is an X choose X.
b. 30 trials
1. yes 6.no 11.no 16.yes 21.yes 26. yes
2. yes 7.yes 12.yes 17.yes 22.no 27. yes
3. yes 8.no 13.yes 18.no...

...POW Problem Statement
A. A farmer is going to sell her eggs at the market when along the way she hits a pot hole causing all of her eggs to spill and break. She meets an insurance agent to talk about the incident, and during the conversation he asks, how many eggs did you have? The farmer did not know any exact number, but proceeded to explain to the insurance agent that when she was packing the eggs, she remembered that when she put the eggs in groups of 2-6 she had even...

...Problem Statement:
Some families didn’t want to travel overland to California so they took ships around Cape Horn at the tip of South America. Say a ship leaves San Francisco for New York the first of every month at noon. At the same time a ship leaves New York for san Francisco. Every ship arrives exactly 6 months after it leaves.
If you were going to San Francisco from New York How many ships from San Francisco would you meet?
I assumed that entering and exiting the harbor does not...

...IMPPOW1: The Broken Eggs
Problem Statement:
A farmer’s cart hits a pothole, causing all her eggs to fall out and break. Luckily, she is unhurt. To cover the cost of the eggs, her insurance agent needs to know how many she had. She can’t remember the number, but can remember some problems she had when packing the eggs. When she put the eggs in groups of two to six eggs, there was always one left over. However, in groups of seven, there were none...

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