Introduction to The Bar Model (Strip Diagram) – Math Problem Solving Method

So let’s talk about bar models. A bar model is something you can use to solve a math problem. It helps you organize the information you have, visually, so you can see what you have, and what’s missing, and maybe some things you can try. You know, in math, we use models of all kinds. […]

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Can you solve the penniless pilgrim riddle? – Daniel Finkel

After months of travel, you’ve arrived at Duonia, home to the famous temple that’s the destination of your pilgrimage. Entering from the northwest, you pass through the city gates and the welcome center, where you’re given a map and a brochure. The map reveals that the town consists of 16 blocks, formed by five streets […]

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