# Category Archives: Finite Math

### Freaky Factorials and some Fun Facts that Follow

Oh Grief! Another f-word in math. This time it’s really an exclamation! Continue Reading →

### Standard z-Scores – How to Explain Them

Do you teach standard z-scores? Is it a struggle explaining what they really are? Try this! Continue Reading →

### Linear Programming Problems – How to Set Them Up

Do your students struggle with setting up linear programming problems? Do you? Here’s a handy list of steps that will help. Continue Reading →

### Probability Tree Diagrams as Puzzles!

Probability tree diagrams are a tool to help students find probabilities. But they can also be a puzzle. Learn how and get the FREE DOWNLOAD here! Continue Reading →

### Permutations in Braiding Hair

Do you braid your hair? Did you know there’s some crazy math in it? Continue Reading →

### The Math Behind the Monty Hall Problem

As promised, here’s the “hard way” to understand the Monty Hall Problem. A little math involved, but also the Back to the Future Time Machine! Continue Reading →

### The Monty Hall Problem Explained – The Easy Way

There are a couple of ways to explain the Monty Hall Problem – the easy way and the hard way. I have to make cheesy potatoes, so the hard way comes tomorrow… Continue Reading →

### Present Value vs Future Value – How Can You Tell the Difference?

Ever wonder what the difference is between a Present Value annuity and a Future Value annuity? Wonder no more! This video explains it. Continue Reading →

### Math Crafts: Probability Earrings

Want to get your homeschool teenager to do probability? Try heading to the bead shop first. This video shows probability in action with a beautiful end result. Continue Reading →

### In How Many Ways Can You Solve the Thiagi Circles Jolt?

A fun puzzle from world famous Thiagi – and the number of different ways to solve it! Continue Reading →