In this section students in Mr. Jung’s classes will have the opportunity to answer a question to earn extra credit. A student will only get one response per question and that response must be submitted in writing. The extra credit earned will be dependent on the the amount of school days the question has been posted. For each day, the student will receive one point of extra credit, with the maximum being 5 points (one school week). Only the first correct response will receive credit for the question.
The 1st semester 09-10 title goes to - Honors Chemistry (26 correct answers)
Current Semester Correct Answer Totals:
9th Grade Physical Science - 3
Honors Chemistry - 16
Mr. Jung (no correct answers) - 5
Some one gives you a glass of water and a piece of cork and tells you that no matter how many times you place the cork in the glass, it will always drift toward the sides of the glass. You bet this person $100 that you can get the cork to stay in the middle of the glass, how do you win this bet?
Correct Answer - In a chess game, one can win, lose, draw, stalemate, resign, or opponent resigns. That is a total of 6 possibilities for one game! Odds of winning one game are 1 in 6. Odds of winning all 8 games are (1/6)^8. So, (1/6)^8=.000000595, or .0000595%
Not Answered by 5/19/10
Question #62 – 5/20/10
How much dirt would be in a hole 6 feet deep and 6 feet wide that has been dug with a square edged shovel?