







6 poules pondent 6 oeufs en 6 jours 
20050301 

Nathalie pose la question : SACHANT QUE 6 POULES PONDENT 6 OEUFS EN 6 JOURS, COMBIEN 12 POULES PONDENT D'OEUFS EN 12 JOURS? Claude Tardif lui répond. 





Sieve of Eratosthenes 
20141003 

Hope pose la question : using Sieve of Eratosthenes to determine for in instance prime numbers between 1 to 200, to what nth number should i stop?, 4th, which is 11 or what? Robert Dawson lui répond. 





When would one flip the inequality sign? 
20140109 

Natasha pose la question : Would one flip the inequality symbol in this equation: (explain why)
(9a)/(9) > 81
And please explain in what circumstances one would flip the inequality sign
THANKS! Penny Nom lui répond. 





Roosters, hens and chicks 
20100610 

Kamarah pose la question : If a rooster is worth 5 coins and a hen is worth 3 coins and chicks 3 together are worth 1 coin, how many roosters, hen and chicks totaling 100 can be bought with 100 coins?
notes:
you must buy at least one of each type of fowl
no fractional fowl
chicks are purchased in multiple of 3
find 3 solutions Penny Nom lui répond. 





Hens and roosters 
20090516 

Rogerson pose la question : In a certain poultry farm, the ratio of the number of hens to roosters is 3:5. If 15 new roosters are added, a third of the farm will be compose of hens. Find the original number of chickens. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





The diagonals of a hendecagon 
20080310 

karan pose la question : How many diagonals does a hendecagon have? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Three hens 
20080209 

joan pose la question : A farmer has 3 hens. It is determined that each hen lays 6 eggs in one week. a)find the probability that a hen lays an egg in a randomly chosen day b) find the probability that each hen lays an egg in a randomly chosen day. c) find the probability that no hen lays an egg in a randomly chosen day. d) draw a tree diagram to illustrate the number of hens laying an egg in a randomly chosen day.. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Red hens and white hens 
20071118 

Rapin pose la question : In 15 days, 4 white hens and 3 red hens lay eggs equal to 3 white hens
and 5 red hens lay eggs in 12 days , how many days that white hens can
lay eggs the same amount as red hens lay eggs in 20 days ? Steve La Rocque and Penny Nom lui répond. 





Undecagon 
20070418 

Kiara pose la question : What is the origin of the word undecagon? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





The language of subtraction 
20050926 

Chris pose la question : When you have an addition problem you have two addends that equal a sum. Therefore . . .
I know the answer to a subtraction problem is the difference  what is the name of the numbers that make up a subtraction problem? Diane Hanson and Harley Weston lui répond. 





The Sieve of Eratosthenes 
20030918 

Lynn pose la question : My daughter has been asked to find all the prime numbers by using the Sieve of Eratosthenes. I have no understanding what this means. Penny Nom and Claude Tardif lui répond. 





The volume of an earthen pit 
20030912 

Bruce pose la question : This shape would occur at the four corners of a rectangular shaped earthen pit with sloping sides (1:1.5). Depth is 14'. Top dimensions are 170' by 158'. After calculating the easy volume components of this shape, we are left with the end corner pieces. 21' base, 14' height, side hypotenuse 25.24' and corner diagonal 32.83'. We're confused. Thank you for any help you may provide. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Clown has eight steps to climb 
20021105 

A mom pose la question : I'm a parent of a grade two student. What is the best way to help my son figure out a math comprehension problem? Clown has eight steps to climb, is shown in a picture with front foot on third step and behind foot on first step. Each time he climbs three steps, he falls back two. How many times did he have to climb up to reach the top. Should I get him to do a line graph or math equations. On his own he came up with the answer seven. I think the answer is six. I did 0+3=3, 32=1, 1+3=4 and so on, In think my why is alittle confusing to him. Is there a simplier why to explain it to him. Diane Hanson lui répond. 





Undecagon 
20010221 

Karen pose la question : I need to know what kind of a polygon an undecagon is and how many sides it has. This is a problem in my math book. Penny Nom and Michael Tsatsomeros lui répond. 





Henri Leon Lebesgue 
20001114 

Mandy pose la question : I have a report that I have to do on Henri Leon Lebesgue for my Foundations of College Math class. I have searched for him on erols, google, yahoo and a few other search sites and I have only come up with one page that offered some information. I was wondering if anyone knew anything about him, or a web page that I could get some info. Harley Weston lui répond. 





Hendecagon 
20001009 

Jillian pose la question : I need an example of a object that is in the shape of a hendecagon. I know what the shape is but I cannot come up with a real life example of an object that is this shape. Chris Fisher lui répond. 





Two Questions 
19970828 

Faye Tan pose la question : I am a trainee teacher. I would appreciate it very much if you could help me solve the following two problems which I think are meant for students at middle grade. 1. If a hen and a half lays an egg and a half in a day and a half, how many hens are needed to lay a dozen eggs in one day? 2. There are fewer than 200 passengers on a train. If they get off in pairs, one passenger will be without a partner. If they get off in groups of 3 or 4, there will still be one passenger left by himself. However, if they get off in groups of 5, no one will be left by themselves. How many passengers are there on the train? Penny Nom lui répond. 

