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Problem of the Week (POW)

due by April 4th

Your job is to feed the monkeys at the local zoo. There are 15
monkeys, and you have 39 bananas to share equally among
them. You may cut the bananas into pieces. What is the
minimum number of pieces you need to make? What is the
minimum number of cuts you can make to create these pieces?


- Unit 7 test corrections due by 4/4

- Regents review Test #1 due by 4/11

- Mr. Bates website

- Castle learning login:

username: pes.firstname.lastname

- POW due by Friday

- Test Correction Sheet

- Downloadable Graph Paper

Important SitesImportant Sites
Thinking GamesThinking Games








Response timeReflex Tester
Thinking GamesSee it..Say it..Stop it..

Click on "Start" first, and wait until

the background color changes.

As soon as it changes, hit "stop!"


“Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.” 
― Theodore Roosevelt

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