Problem of the Week

Each Monday (at least for the Fall 2018 semester) a new problem will be posted.  Then on Wednesday a hint will be posted, and on Friday a solution will be posted.

February 2019

  • The Problem: There are two empty bowls in a room. You have 50 white balls and 50 black balls. After you place the balls in the bowls, a…

  • The Problem: X and Y are two whole numbers such that 1<X<Y and X+Y<101. S andP are two mathematicians (and consequently perfect log…

  • The Problem: X and Y are two whole numbers such that 1<X<Y and X+Y<101. S and P are two mathematicians (and consequently perfe…

  • The Problem: X and Y are two whole numbers such that 1<X<Y and X+Y<101. S and P are two mathematicians (and consequently perfect lo…

  • The Problem: For every finite set of points not all on one line prove there is a line containing exactly two of them. Hint: Assume every li…

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