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Imp 3 Pow 5 Now Thats Entertainment

IMP 2 POW 3: Divisor Counting. I. Problem statement: This POW is all about finding information and patterns about the way divisors of certain numbers are found and expressed. In this POW when we talk about divisors we usually are counting the number of divisors that a number has. The divisor is a number that a number can be divided by, of course every number is divisible by every other number but in these problems we are only talking about whole, positive numbers. Every number is divisible evenly...

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Imp Linear Nim Pow

9/12/10 IMP POW Linear Nim In this POW, we had to play a game called Linear Nim. In this game, we drew 10 lines on a paper, and we had to take turns crossing out 1, 2, or 3 of the marks. The person that crossed out the last mark was the winner. The first task of this POW was to find a winning strategy for this game. After we found this out, we were supposed to make variations to the game, for instance starting with more or less marks, or allowing a player to cross out more or less marks. We were...

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Imp 1 Pow 4

“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 the same gumball machine...

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Imp 1 Pow 14: Mega Pow

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 lightest bag. Also,...

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Patterns POW 3 Checkerboard Squares

 POW 3: Checkerboard Squares  Teacher Assessment Scaled Score 1) Introduction: A good Introduction should restate the situation and specific task in your own words. DO NOT plagiarize! Your introduction section should be written such that someone unfamiliar with the POW could read through your introduction, understand the problem, and work out the POW without reading your process section. / 4 / 20 2) Process: A good Process should clearly describe all methods that you tried in detail. If...

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POW 3 MATH 2

11/15/09 Class G Lauren McCarthy Pow 3: Eight Bags of Gold Problem Statement A king divides his gold among 8 trusted people. One of the trusted people is selling his gold. The king wants to find the thief but only has a pan balance. Being conservative, he wants to use the pan balance as few times as possible. What is the least number of trials he will have to do in order to guarantee that he has found the lightest bag? Process To solve the problem, I accumulated the least number of trials into...

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CASE 3 Harrahs Entertainment

CASE 3 HARRAH´S ENTERTAINMENT: Hitting the CRM jackpot ANDREA HERNÁNDEZ PAULA BELTRÁN NICOLÁS LATORRE LORENA LEHMANN MARIA FERNANDA ROJAS Presentado a: LUIS FERNANDO CORREA MERCADEO GRUPO 2-1 ESCUELA INTERNACIONAL DE CIENCIAS ECONÓMICAS Y ADMINISTRATIVAS UNIVERSIDAD DE LA SABANA 15 DE AGOSTO DE 2014 BOGOTÁ D.C 2014-2 HARRAH´S ENTERTAINMENT: Hitting the CRM jackpot 1. BACKGROUND 2. UPDATING 3. PEOPLE...

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Imp 2- Pow 17 Cutting the Pie

POW 17- Cutting the Pie Problem Statement- If you were given a pie what is the maximum number of pieces you can produce from 4, 5, and 10 cuts? Keep in mind, that the slices do not have to be the same size and the cuts do not necessarily have to go through the center of the pie, but the cuts do have to be straight and go all the way across the pie. Include any diagrams you used to find the solution such as an In-Out table, or any patterns you found. Process- The first thing I did...

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Imp Pow 15: 12 Bags of Gold

number of ways to determine which item has a greater or lesser value. Process From the previous POW it was concluded that it would take 5 weighings as described by the equation for an unknown item value: However, this is an overestimate as there is a way to determine the lighter of nine items with only two weighings. This was overlooked in the last POW (Eight Bags of Gold). Nine items can be weighed by dividing into three sets of size three. Comparing two sets together would...

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Imp 2 Pow 8 Just Count the Pegs

Problem Statement My task was to find 3 equations, that would give me an answer, if I had certain information. The first was to find one that if you knew that there were four pegs on the boundary, and none on the interior, you could get the area. The second was if you knew that there were 4 pegs on the boundary, and you knew how many were on the interior, you could get the area. And last, if you had the number on the interior, and the number on the boundary, you could get the area. Process ...

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