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Movie + Math + Guiding Concern

posted Feb 21, 2013, 4:50 AM by Christine Brower-Cohen
February 21, 2013
 
Before the blizzard, I posted this on my favorite winter movies.  Now, I'm sharing one of my favorite scenes from one of those winter movies, Groundhog Day.  Using this scene as your text, consider the following guiding concern:
 
Guiding Concern:  Based on this scene, how many times has Bill Murray's character lived through this day?
 
 
Thanks to the emergentmath blog for this question.  Click here for their solution and explanation.  Do you agree? 
 
Happy reading and counting,
Christine
Christine Brower-Cohen
ccohen (at) wbschools(dot)org
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