Its not all about Kung Fu “A good martial artist does not become tense but ready, not thinking yet not dreamy, ready for whatever may come” “when there is an opportunity… I do not hit, it hits all by itself” “It is like a finger pointing a way to the moon. Don’t concentrate on the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory”
Don’t think too hard Lets say you have two taps and three buckets It takes one tap two minutes to fill one bucket What is the minimum amount of time it takes to fill all three buckets, and how would you do it? (alt-tab Dan)
Don’t be afraid! Don’t be afraid of: Being wrong! bashing “playing” guessing
You can’t handle the proof! Paradox, Edition 3, 2004
One to look out for 2004 Schools Maths Olympics, Question 15
Tell them the one about the fly Daniel This is yet another cue for you to press alt-tab
Representations A paper tiger only looks scary from the front How about this – find the minimum value of: 2004 Australian Mathematics Competition, Senior Paper, question 29 Hint: what other ways of representing this are there?