Monthly Archives: August 2007

USAMTS problems

Looking for an interesting mathematical challenge? Try your hand (brain) at the current challenge problems from the USA Mathematical Talent Search (USAMTS). These are some great problems — they are interesting while still being accessible to most high school mathematics … Continue reading

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Prime Shooter!

Today I came across this nifty Space Invaders-like game — except instead of shooting bullets at UFOs, you shoot prime factors at integers. For example, if the number 66 is falling towards you, you need to shoot it with 2, … Continue reading

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A few related problems…

Here is a collection of interesting math problems. Despite appearances, they all have something in common. Can you figure out what it is? A single pair of baby rabbits is placed on an island. They take one month to grow … Continue reading

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