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Math Puzzle for December 22, 2023

Algebra and Trigonometry Write a Symphony in D Major, or C Minor with Grade Inflation

Alameda Post - Math Puzzle for December 22, 2023

Above is a scalene triangle. The lengths or the sides are expressed as algebraic binomials. The vertex angle, θ, is measured at 165°. Find the perimeter of the triangle.

P = _________ units

First correct answer sent to [email protected] wins a gift card worth a whole lot of Ice Cream at Tucker’s Ice Cream of Alameda.

The previous winner was Fred Hoffman, with L = 500 feet and W = 375 feet.

Jeff Smith is a former Math teacher and a retired US Navy Lieutenant Commander. Reach him at [email protected].

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