Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Reclaiming Chaos Compound #5

Elisha is arranging the boxes of supplies on shelves in the storeroom.  If he needs to distribute the 84 boxes equally on the shelves, what are some possible ways he can organize the boxes?
(Think factor pairs.)



Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Reclaiming Chaos Compound #4

Teresa loves to grow vegetables and she is planning a garden to provide food for the Math Spies on the island.  She has 72 vegetable starts to plant in even rows.  What are all the ways she can plant 72 starts in even rows?

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Reclaiming Chaos Compound #3

Ralph wants to create an orchard on the island where Chaos Compound is located.  He has sixty fruit trees and wants to plant them in equal straight rows.  What are all of the possible ways he could plant the fruit trees?



Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Reclaiming Chaos Compound #2

Tiffany has been given the responsibility of arranging the data cards on a bulletin board.  If there are 48 cards, how many ways can Tiffany display the cards in even rows and columns.  (Hint: think factor pairs of 48.)