Monday, November 30, 2015

11/30/2015

Answers to Last Fridays Brain-O Quiz:

1.  5 x 5 x 5 – 5 x 5 = 100.
2.  3 + 4 + 5 + 6 = 18.
3.  252 times.
4.  The letter “I”.
5.  He was wearing his uniform.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Update

11/28/2015

Sorry I haven't posted much lately.

I am dealing with issues with a stroke that I had.

I expect to be able to start posting again soon.

Thanks

Friday, November 27, 2015

Mr. B's Brain-O Quiz # 35

11/27/2015

Mr. B’s “BRAIN-O” Quiz
Guaranteed to unclog clogged up brains!
NAME:__________________ DATE:____________ PERIOD:_______
Directions: Carefully read and answer the following questions.  Print your answer clearly in the box next to each question.  Questions are worth one million nano bonus points each.  However, if you get all five correct, we will double the points for a total of ten million nano bonus points.
 1. Write an expression that equals 100 using five 5's. 2. Write 18 as the sum of four consecutive integers. 3. A clock strikes the hour on the hour. It strikes twice on each half hour and once on each quarter hour. How many times does it strike in each 24-hour period? 4. In New York City and in Chicago you would find the same thing in the middle of every taxicab.  What is it? 5. A man went into a restaurant and ordered a plain cheeseburger with onion rings.  The waiter noticed that the man always picked up his cheeseburger with his right hand, but he always picked up his onion rings with his left hand.  The same thing happened the next day, right hand cheeseburger, left hand onion rings.  On the third day the waiter the waiter just had to ask, “Why do all policemen eat like that?”  How did the waiter know the man was a policeman?

No problem can stand the assault of sustained thinking.

- Voltaire

WARNING: For Educational Purposes Only.
unless you are willing to learn something.
Answers will be posted on Monday.

David

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving

11/26/2015:

11,262,015 is a composite, odd, deficient, and when written in binary using only 1s and 0s.

It is the short leg of a Pythagorean triangle: 11,262,015^2 + 1,764,562,728^2 = 1,64,562,719^2.  Remember this one for the SAT.

On the Fifth Day of Thanksgiving My Grandma Gave to Me
Five __________  ___________,
Four Crescent Rolls,
Three Servings of of Stuffing,
Two Turkey Legs,
and a Pumpkin Pie in my tummy.

Question: What did my grandma give to me on the Fifth Day of Thanksgiving?

David

Monday, November 23, 2015

11/23/2015

Answers to Last Fridays Brain-O Quiz:

1.  It is true, five times \$4.20 plus \$2.00 is \$23.00.
2.  888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1,000.
3.  They can have baby kangaroos.
4.  “wrong”.
5.  10 cents.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Mr. B's Brain-O Quiz # 34

11/20/2015

Mr. B’s “BRAIN-O” Quiz
Guaranteed to unclog clogged up brains!
NAME:__________________ DATE:____________ PERIOD:_______
Directions: Carefully read and answer the following questions.  Print your answer clearly in the box next to each question.  Questions are worth one million nano bonus points each.  However, if you get all five correct, we will double the points for a total of ten million nano bonus points.
 1. (True or False) Five times four twenty, plus two is twenty-three. 2. Write a mathematical expression that equals 1000 using eight 8s. 3. Kangaroos are very interesting and special animals that live in Australia.  What can kangaroos do that no other animal (including humans) can do? 4. There is an five letter word in the English language that over 99% of all high school graduates spell and pronounce wrong every time they write it or use it.  What is that word? 5. If one thousand pieces of candy cost ten dollars, how much would ten pieces of candy cost?

“Oh those darned Torpedos.  Just go around them.”

- Nobody famous or inspiring ever said this.

WARNING: For Educational Purposes Only.