# October 2016 Brain Teaser Solution

Each letter stands for a number 0 -9 but not all digits will be used.

A:

983 + 86 + 8 = 1077

writing it vertically helps a lot

The B has to be a 1 as the total would be over 1000 and the M has to be a 9 as we are only adding a two digit and 1 digit number and getting over 1000

the last column must be adding up to 17 rather than 7 (otherwise S + A would be 4 and would be 1 and 3 but 3 is already used)

so S + A = 14 and since there will be a carry the next column over A + A + 1 will equal 17

so A = 8 and therefore A = 6

# Get the Math and Points: Aug 2016 CC Alg I Regents #13

So which one is **NOT** true??

(1) At o seconds, height was 180 so this is ok

(2) The highest height was 324 ft which happened at 3 seconds

(3) Um, at 7 seconds, it is still 68 feet above the ground

(4) From 2 to 4 seconds, the height is in the 300s

# September 2016 Brain Teaser Solution

A: 1234 would be an example of a 4 digit number with distinct digits (no repeats!)

You have 9 choices for the first 1-9 (no leading zero)

You have 9 choices for the second because there are 8 left plus the zero

You have 8 choices for the third and

# Get the Math and Points: Aug 2016 CC Alg I #10

# Get the Math and Points CC Alg I Regents Aug 2016 #9

Um, this is a reading question. It asks about July to September so it must be in months. Do we measure rain in feet or inches? And how much rain does Arizona get anyway?