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Bernardo and Sylvia Play a Game

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Overview:
This task presents a simple but mathematically interesting game whose solution is a challenging exercise in creating and reasoning with algebraic inequalities. The core of the task involves converting a verbal statement into a mathematical inequality in a context in which the inequality is not obviously presented, and then repeatedly using the inequality to deduce information about the structure of the game.
Level:
High School
Grades:
Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
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Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
10/21/2013
License:
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Language:
English
Media Format:
Downloadable docs, Text/HTML

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