"It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously." –Oscar Wilde
"When humor goes, there goes civilization." –Erma Bombeck
Grade 6-8 should be able to complete parts A and B of both problems. Grade 7-8 should be able to complete all of question 1 and parts A through D on problem 2. Grade 8 should be able to complete all parts. I encourage students of any grade to challenge themselves to work as far as they can using the resources linked below.
1. Mr. Kissner has given less detention in the last two weeks than at any time in his teaching career! Either his students have become much better behaved, Mr. Kissner has gotten a lot more patient, or his students haven't been coming to school... Some students, however, were assigned detention at home by their parental units during this trying time. Farrick, a good natured child with a penchant for talking and goofing around, earned "detention" every day from his mom. The number of minutes he earned each day is as follows: