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Food for thought from Jay’s Diner
Food for thought from Jay's Diner: Marble Tournament

Gladis Kersaint 

September 2004, Volume 10, Issue 2, Page 93

Abstract:
The "Marble Tournament" problem is introduced and solutions are provided? Food for Thought from Jay's Diner poses a problem for classroom use and gives a solution to a previously published problem. Food for Thought from Jay's Diner is a regular department of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. Student solutions are highlighted in the Thinking of Students department of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.

Keywords:
Article
Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Communication
Grades 6-8
Open-ended assessments
Teacher
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing