Today’s Dilbert Comic

Dilbert is one of my favorite comic strips. Every so often there is one that mentions math. Here is today’s:

You can find it here.

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Get Them All Across the River

Below is a somewhat popular logic puzzle that I presented to my class to change the routine up a bit. I was able to utilize an interactive whiteboard with this so that the animals and cabbage could be dragged around to check solution methods. After immediately pointing out that the cabbage was not proportional, they really got into it and were able to solve it quite quickly.

Here’s the Dilbert comic that reminded me of this challenge: