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Is Math THAT Hard?

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Inspired by World Math Day (First Wednesday in March).

Read the following scenario and answer the question.

It took Marie 10 minutes to saw a board into 2 pieces. If she works just as fast, how
long will it take her to saw another board into 3 pieces?

The answer is really not that complicated, but by one’s own imagination, the answer may seem ambiguous. Let logic be your guide!

Click here for the answer…sort of.

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Written by F&W

March 2, 2011 at 9:58 pm

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