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A Washington, D.C. teacher who sent home violent, morbid and traumatizing math problems to third graders from Center City Public Charter School's Trinidad campus has been fired, WUSA-TV reports.
My 3 friends and I were caught and tied up by 1023 screaming cannibals in a jungle last night. Soon we were feeling terribly itchy because of the mosquitoes. We begged the cannibals to scratch us. 219 cannibals refused because they were busy cutting vegetables. The rest of them, however, surrounded us in equal numbers and began to scratch us with their teeth, just like dogs. It felt good! How many cannibals scratched me?
John's father gave him 1359 marbles on his birthday. John swallowed 585 marbles and died. 9 of John's friends came for his funeral the next day. John's grieving father gave the remaining marbles to John's friends in equal numbers. How many marbles did each friend get?
Green aliens landed in Chicago and rounded up 1479 math teachers. Thebloodthirsty aliens then sucked the blood of 828 teachers and left themfor dead. The aliens tied up the rest of the teachers and marched theminto 3 UFOs. If there were an equal number of poor math teachers ineach UFO, how many teachers were in each UFO?
Math Problem 12
A UFO landed in my backyard yesterday. I had 34 pieces of $20 notes in my pocket. I bought8 laser guns at $43 each and 25 cute long-haired zulags at $5 each from a purple-eyed alien.How much money did I have after that?
Math Problem 13
Brian, a brave member of a SWAT team in California, had a terribly busyweek last week. He had to work for 7 whole days. He killed 163 terrorists,296 murderers and 206 arsonists. How many criminals did he kill onaverage each day?
Originally posted by Bigfoot12714
Math Problem 13
Brian, a brave member of a SWAT team in California, had a terribly busyweek last week. He had to work for 7 whole days. He killed 163 terrorists,296 murderers and 206 arsonists. How many criminals did he kill onaverage each day?
Wow, this one is just fantastic...
Did the arsonists really deserve to die?edit on 23-4-2012 by Bigfoot12714 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Bigfoot12714
Math Problem 13
Brian, a brave member of a SWAT team in California, had a terribly busyweek last week. He had to work for 7 whole days. He killed 163 terrorists,296 murderers and 206 arsonists. How many criminals did he kill onaverage each day?
Wow, this one is just fantastic...
Did the arsonists really deserve to die?edit on 23-4-2012 by Bigfoot12714 because: (no reason given)
My teachers loved my work, but hated my questions. I was asking this stuff in elementary school.
Originally posted by DestroyDestroyDestroy
reply to post by Orwells Ghost
Shakespeare is read in high school, not elementary school. The reason why this caused outrage among parents is that third graders were being assigned these math problems.
I wish my math teachers wrote up amusing problems, it would have made math a less banal subject.