Los Angeles Math Circle

5/1 -- Group A: Racing, Clint (3915G) and Measurement, Liz (6201) (updated with more measurement materials)

Clint's group begins work on racing, time, speed and distance. Liz's group has bucketloads of fun measuring by bucketfuls. For the measurement session, the Die Hard 3 video is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_MoNu9Mkm4. Other materials, including Powerpoint slides on Polya's method and the Java application for solving a pouring problem geometrically, visit http://www.math.ucla.edu/~cgivens/waterpouring.html.