## Individual Research Project Section 1.3

### Project 1.5

Answer the question posed in Problem 59, Section 1.3 for your own state. If you live in California, then use Florida.

References

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## Individual Research Project Section 1.1

### Project 1.1

Find some puzzles, tricks, or magic stunts that are based on mathematics. Write a paper describing the tricks and also indicate why they work.

References:

William Schaaf, A Bibliography of Recreational Mathematics (Washington, D.C.: National Council of … See the whole entry

## Homework Hints 1-3

### Note: Homework Hints are given only for the Level 1 and Level 2 problems.

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## Homework Hints 1-2

### Note: Homework Hints are given only for the Level 1 and Level 2 problems.

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## Homework Hints 1-1

### Note: Homework Hints are given only for the Level 1 and Level 2 problems.

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## Section 1.4: Review for Chapter 1

Studying for a chapter examination is a personal process, one which nobody else can do for you. Simply take the time to review what you have done.

Here are the new terms in Chapter 1.

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## 1.3 Outline

1. Exponential notation (see below)
1. base
2. exponent
3. power or exponential
4. extended order of operations
2. Scientific notation (see below)
3. Calculators
1. arithmetic logic
2. algebraic logic
3. RPN logic
4. floating-point form
4. Estimation
5. Laws of exponents (see below)
2. multiplication law
3. subtractive law
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## 1.2 Outline

1. Magic squares
2. A pattern of nines
3. Order of operations (see below)
4. Inductive reasoning (see below)
1. conjecture
2. exponentiation
1. b2; b squared
2. b3; b cubed
5. Deductive reasoning (see below)
1. undefined terms
2. axioms or premises
3. conclusion
4. syllogism
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## 1.1 Outline

1. A word of encouragement
2. Hints for success
3. Writing mathematics
4. Guidelines for solving
1. problem solving
2. problem levels
3. guideline; list (see below)
5. Problem solving by patterns
1. Pascal’s triangle
2. Street problem
3. Cows and chickens
4. Birth orders

## 1.1 Essential Ideas

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