Thanksgiving Turkeys

Math on November 9th, 2009 Comments Off

Problem You have five Turkeys. If you weigh them in every possible combination of 2, the weights are 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, and 27 kg. What are the individual weights? Solution Come back next week for the solution. If you have a tricky or interesting problem that you’d like to [...]

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Interconnected Pendulums

Math on October 20th, 2009 Comments Off

Problem The bobs of two pendulums are connected by a spring. When one is moved by an angle (theta) theta and released, what is the resulting motion? Do they eventually have the same energy? For physics students, let the pendulums length=L, point mass=M, and spring constant=K. Find the equations of motion for both pendulums. Solution [...]

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Missing Numbers

Math on October 12th, 2009 Comments Off

Problem Solve this simple arithmetic by replacing each # sign with a different digit, 1-9, using each digit only once. ## represents a two-digit number. ## x # —– ## + ## = ## Solution When filled in correctly, the equation is: 17 x 4 —– 68 + 25 = 93 If you have a [...]

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Triple Duel

Math on October 5th, 2009 Comments Off

Problem Three Cowboys Arden, Begley, and Corry compete in a duel. Arden and Begley are both sure shots (they hit their targets 100 percent of the time) while Corry only hits his target 50% of the time. Everybody has perfect knowledge (knows everybody’s percents, knows that everbody knows everybody’s pecents, knows everybody knows that everybody [...]

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Penny Problem

Math on September 28th, 2009 Comments Off

Problem You are given ten pennies arranged like this picture. Move three of them so that the arrow in the opposite direction. Solution Take the top penny and move it to a new row, in the center, under the bottom row into the following configuration: x       x x        x       [...]

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Welcome to All Ivy Tutoring

Top Articles on September 25th, 2009 Comments Off

Welcome to All Ivy Tutoring. We’re here to help you achieve your dreams. Our Tutors know how to succeed, and are ready to share their knowledge with you.

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We know that finding the right tutor is important, and that you have many options when selecting a tutoring company. All Ivy Tutoring works to ensure that you have the best tutoring possible experience by having the best possible tutors.

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Top Articles on September 25th, 2009 Comments Off

Grades can slip for any number of reasons. How do you know when it’s time to study harder and when it’s time to get professional help?

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Selecting A Tutor

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Choosing a tutor is tantamount to your academic success. There are several factors you should consider when choosing a tutoring company. Check out this article for information.

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Math on September 21st, 2009 Comments Off

Problem While this problem looks straight from a differential calculus textbook, it requires no advanced math. Two bugs sit on either side of a bubble. The radius r of the bubble is expanding with dr/dt=3 cm/s. The distance between the bugs is d and they sit on either side of a 60 degree arc, find [...]

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