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Go to Extremes

It is fun to be quirky and push ideas to the edge! Taking the parameters of a problem to an extreme can give insight to the workings of the situation described. And such insight can often illuminate a path for success. Read the strategy essay and then explore the Curriculum Burst practice examples from the MAA AMC.

"Go to Extremes" Strategy Essay #10 (pdf)

Curriculum Bursts

A Line through Lattice Points (pdf) Watch the Video
Differences of Four Numbers (pdf) Watch the Video
Union of Two Sets (pdf) Watch the Video
Hats and Gloves  (pdf) Watch the Video
How Many Twos? (pdf) Watch the Video
Different Darts (pdf) Watch the Video
False Relation (pdf) Watch the Video
A Magic Square (pdf) Watch the Video