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1 Calendar Wed., 12/3 Topic: Problem Solving Puzzles Homework: TRF To Do Get out Calendar Pencil A few sheets of notebook paper to work out the puzzles FYI This is a good time to ask for your grade check to be signed by Ms. Beaith or initialed in the corner. Grade check sheet due on Monday, the 8th

2 It will be gold with maroon writing It will say Rhodes Junior High at the top It will have a Roadrunner with a graduation cap It will say AVID near the roadrunner’s tail It will have the AVID person Next to the AVID person, there will be a hashtag Can you think of AN IDEA FOR A HASHTAG? The AVID T-shirt

3 Problem solving puzzles – Develop skills Inquiry (asking questions) Collaboration (working together) Speaking (sharing your ideas) Listening (taking in others’ ideas) Reading (comprehending the puzzle) Puzzles

4 Falling Wine Puzzles Whilst in a hot air balloon floating stationary off the coast of France, I dropped two wine bottles over the side. If one was empty and the other full, which hit the ground first?

5 Falling Wine Puzzles Whilst in a hot air balloon floating stationary off the coast of France, I dropped two wine bottles over the side. If one was empty and the other full, which hit the ground first? Neither hit the ground - I was off the coast of France, over the sea.

6 Family Problem 1 Puzzles A boy has as many sisters as he has brothers, but each of his sisters has twice as many brothers as she has sisters. How many boys and girls are there in the family (not including the parents)?

7 Family Problem 1 Puzzles A boy has as many sisters as he has brothers, but each of his sisters has twice as many brothers as she has sisters. How many boys and girls are there in the family? There are 4 boys and 3 girls.

8 Family Problem 2 Puzzles A man and his sister were out walking together one Saturday morning. The man pointed across the street to a boy and said: ‘That boy is my nephew.’ The woman replied: ‘He is not my nephew.’ Can you explain this? Hint: Neither adoption nor blended families are factors.

9 Family Problem 2 Puzzles A man and his sister were out walking together one Saturday morning. The man pointed across the street to a boy and said: ‘That boy is my nephew.’ The woman replied: ‘He is not my nephew.’ Can you explain this. The boy is the woman’s son.

10 Family Problem 3 Puzzles Two South Africans walk down a street in Cape Town. One South African is the father of the other South African’s son. How are the 2 South Africans related?

11 Family Problem 3 Puzzles Two South Africans walk down a street in Cape Town. One South African is the father of the other South African’s son. How are the two South Africans related? They are husband and wife.

12 Four Men in Hats Puzzles http://www.mycoted.com/4_men_in_hats

13 Matches Problem 1 Puzzles http://www.mycoted.com/Matches_Puzzle_1

14 Matches Problem 2 Puzzles http://www.mycoted.com/Matches_Puzzle_2

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