Challenges for Oswald $$$

Hour of Code Links:

  Code.org  Complete an hour of code and show your certificate for 10 Oswald Dollars.  Due Date: Friday, December 12.

  Khan Academy  Show your completed Khan Academy page for 10 Oswald Dollars.  Due Date:  Friday, December 19.


The Monty Hall Challenge:

Who: CP Algebra 1, Algebra 1A, and Algebra 1B
When: Due Date is Friday, October 3, 2014
How Much $$?:  15 Oswald Dollars
What:  
1) Watch the video below, it explains the Monty Hall Problem.  
2) Try the Monty Hall Simulator for yourself.  Complete 25 "Games Stayed" and 25 "Games Switched" and record your results.  
3) Write an email to me (noswald@jtasd.org) explaining the Monty Hall Problem in your own words, and share your results from the simulator with me.  Write "Monty Hall Problem" in the subject line.  









The Shoe Challenge:

Who:  CP Algebra 1, and Algebra 1A
What:  Find two pairs of shoes on zappos.com and discuss their cost, weight, and weight per ounce in an educreations video.  Watch Mrs. Oswald's example here.
When:  Due Date is Friday, September 26, 2014
How Much $$?  15 Oswald Dollars
Ask Mrs. Oswald for help with making your educreations video.  You will first need to create an account at educreations.com, once you have done that, Mrs. Oswald will give you an iPad to use for your video.

Shoe Challenge Submissions:





The Fraction Challenge

Who:  CP Algebra 1, Algebra 1A, and Algebra 1B
When:  Due Date is Friday, September 19, 2014
How Much $$?:  The more patterns you find, the more $$ you get.



Algebra 1B

For 5 Oswald Dollars.
Due Friday, September 12, 2014.

Write the numbers for two dice such that...
1) ..the six sides add up to 21 (no negative numbers, only integers)
2) ...the number combination is not 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
3) ...the probability of winning is equal for both dice
4) ...the dice have different number combinations

Students must turn in the 6 numbers for each dice along with the win-lose-tie chart to prove that the winning probability is equal for both dice.
Game Days and Movie Days:

Period 1:
 
  Game Day --> 80 Oswald Dollars (4 each student)

  Movie Day --> 240 Oswald Dollars (12 each student)

   Turned in --> 102 Oswald Dollars


Period 2:

  Game Day --> 44 Oswald Dollars (4 each student)

  Movie Day -->  132 Oswald Dollars (12 each student)

    Turned in --> 20 Oswald Dollars


Period 3:

 Game Day --> 92 Oswald Dollars (4 each student)

  Movie Day --> 276 Oswald Dollars (12 each student)

   Turned in --> 62 Oswald Dollars


Period 4:

  Game Day --> 84 Oswald Dollars (4 each student)

  Movie Day --> 252 Oswald Dollars (12 each student)

    Turned in --> 495 Oswald Dollars


Period 5: 

  Game Day --> 72 Oswald Dollars (4 each student)

  Movie Day --> 216 Oswald Dollars (12 each student)

  Turned in --> 87 Oswald Dollars


Period 6:

  Game Day --> 52 Oswald Dollars (4 each student)

  Movie Day --> 156 Oswald Dollars (12 each student)

  Turned in --> 6 Oswald Dollars

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