# The Answer to that Annoying 50 cent Aussie Math Problem

As is customary, I spotted a math problem and had to solve it.  It’s like a sickness.  Anyway, here’s the answer to that math problem that stumped Year 12 math students in Australia! The problem goes like this: There are 2 things you need to know to solve this problem: Angles inside of a triangle […]

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# An Explanation for that “Confusing” Detergent Math Problem

Recently, a woman apparently tried to sell some detergent at a discount on an online forum and the resulting chaos that ensued from people trying to do elementary math was nothing short of mind-boggling.  Literally. Here’s the issue.  The woman “offered the bottles of detergent for \$0.35 each, or one thrifty individual could snap up the […]

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# The Solution to that Annoying Logic Word Problem

A word problem that deals in logic was given to fifth-grade students in Singapore. It has swept the Internet, stumping people even more than the color of the dress. The New York Times translated it like this:  Albert and Bernard just met Cheryl. “When’s your birthday?” Albert asked Cheryl.  Cheryl thought a second and said, […]

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