Chapter 2 –
Make a Systematic List – Day 1

__POD – Count the Squares__

Put a couple of solutions on
transparency, discuss and compare

__Discuss Questions__ over problems from Chapter 1

Chapter
2 - Transparency
on problem 6

__Make
a Systematic List -__ organize the information

The Make a
List strategy may be appropriate when:

A list of data is given

Data can easily be generated

A sequence or series of numbers is
involved

Listing special cases helps you deal
with complex problems

You are asked to make a prediction or
generalization

Information can easily be organized
and presented

Listing the results obtain by using
Guess and Check

Asking “in how many ways” something
can be done

Trying to learn about a collection of
numbers generated by a rule or formula

There is **often
more than one correct method **of devising systematic lists.

Making the
list __SYSTEMATIC__ is extremely important.

Try to
exhaust __ALL__ possibilities as the list is created.

__IN CLASS - Tennis
Tournament__

Alice, Bob,
Carol, David, Elaine, and Fred are the six players in a round-robin tennis
tournament. Each player will play a set
against each of the other players. List
all the sets that need to be played.

a) First try listing if only a
four player round-robbing with Alice, Bob, Carol and
David playing.

b) Do the original problem of six
players

*(**This
problem can be made easier by reducing the number of players**)*

__IN CLASS - Loose Change__

Leslie has
25 cents in her pocket, but does not have a quarter. If you can tell her all possible combinations
of coins he could have that add up to 25 cents, she will give you the 25 cents.

__IN CLASS - Cookie Monster__

# Cookies
are sold singly or in packages of 2 or 6.
How many ways can you buy a dozen cookies?

__IN CLASS -Which
Papers Should Kristin Write?__

For her
Shakespeare course, Kristen is to read all five of the following plays and
choose three of them to write papers about:
*Richard III * (A)*, The
tempest* (B)*, Macbeth* (C)*, A Midsummer Night’s Dream* (D)*, *and *Othello* (E)*.* How many different sets of three books can
Kristen write papers about?

__Assignment____ __ - **POD**
– Frisbin

__Homework__:
Page 38 - #1,
#2, #8 Read pgs. 32 thru 39