TEN – Removed 6 sticks – left with 10
THrEE – Removed 10 Sticks – left with 3
Correct answer posted to the stick problem (not showing it as it gives the answer).
cameran: correct! I’m not posting as it’s the solution.
It says to remove 6 sticks but it doesn’t say that I can’t put one back… I’m probably wrong…
Email me (sjm1@williams.edu) for a hint if you’d like
THERE IS A WAY TO REMOVE 6 STICKS AND BE LEFT WITH TEN
These sticks are valuable family heirlooms — grandma will be so upset if they’re broken!
Anonymouns (Submitted on 2011/12/13 at 8:44 pm): correct, and as requested removing your post after reading.
Hi. This site is just what I’m looking for to challenge my students (home-education). Can you help us with “Pick Up Sticks?”
To awesome: yes, it has to do with what you think. Email your soln to me at sjm1@williams.edu and I’ll confirm it if you wish. //s
Haha found the answer very good.
After looking at the first comment i saw it very quickly
Me – For the first one remove 6 sticks to spell the number ten.For the second one remove ten sticks to spell the number 3.
To “me”: correct, well done. not posting as it’s the soln ..s
not sure what this means — yes, the people who proposed it were able to do it. //s
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how would you get a r from the problem there are 25 sticks belo. remove 10 of them and be left with three
email me at sjm1 AT williams.edu as I don’t want to post the answer /s
Saw your website, these are great! I would like to use it with my math classes. Do you supply solutions to teachers? Would love a copy of them if you do. Thanks.
I do — I’ll email you the password. If you use these in classes, please let me know how things go, and if there’s anything I can do to help.
I first email hints, and if those don’t work, then solns. My email is SJM1 AT WILLIAMMS.EDU
no, they are right
it is a solution involving reading
email to you doesn’t work — I’m sjm1 AT williams.edu
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