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  • MATH JEOPARDY Brought to you by the Mathematical Association of America Press the space bar to continue.
  • The Rules
    • This game plays the same as traditional Jeopardy, except there is only one round and then Final Jeopardy.
    • No one is allowed to ring in until the host has finished reading the answer.
    • Once a category and point value have been chosen, click that point value to go to the answer.
  • The Rules
    • When an answer is on-screen, push the space bar to have the question appear. Then a click on the u-turn button will return the game to the Jeopardy screen.
    • You may decide to appoint a judge to decide who rings in first.
    • Push the space bar to continue on to the gameboard…
  • To go to Final Jeopardy, click the star at right: Pre-Calculus Math in the Movies Famous Theorems My Favorite Constants “ C” in Math 10 10 10 10 10 20 20 20 20 20 30 30 30 30 30 40 40 40 40 40 50 50 50 50 50
  • 10 Points – Pre-Calculus
    • The degree of the polynomial
    • What is 5?
  • 20 Points – Pre-Calculus
    • The simplified form for
  • 20 Points – Pre-Calculus
    • What is
  • 30 Points – Pre-Calculus
    • The horizontal
    • asymptote(s) for
    • What is y = 3/2?
  • 40 Points – Pre-Calculus
    • The vertical asymptote(s) for
    • What is x = -4?
  • 50 Points – Pre-Calculus The simplified form for
    • What is 6?
  • 10 Points – Math in the Movies
    • Matt Damon’s math
    • genius character’s name
    • appears in the title of this
    • Academy Award winner.
    • What is Good Will
    • Hunting?
  • 20 Points – Math in the Movies
    • The land Donald
    • Duck visits in Disney’s
    • famous math movie.
    • What is
    • Mathmagic
    • Land?
  • 30 Points – Math in the Movies
    • Russell Crowe earned an
    • Academy Award
    • nomination for his role in
    • this math movie.
    • What is A Beautiful
    • Mind?
  • 40 Points – Math in the Movies
    • Darren Aronofsky co-
    • wrote and directed
    • this film with the
    • constant name.
    • What is Pi ?
  • 50 Points – Math in the Movies
    • Robert Redford leads a
    • group of security
    • experts against Ben
    • Kingsley in this 1992
    • film.
    • What is Sneakers ?
  • 10 Points – Famous Theorems
    • For a right triangle,
    • What is The
    • Pythagorean
    • Theorem?
  • 20 Points – Famous Theorems
    • Finding
    • via
    • uses this theorem.
    • What is The
    • Squeeze Theorem?
  • 30 Points – Famous Theorems
    • This important theorem
    • connects derivatives and
    • integrals as inverse
    • operations.
    • What is the
    • Fundamental
    • Theorem of
    • Calculus?
  • 40 Points – Famous Theorems
    • Proven by Andrew
    • Wiles.
    • What is Fermat’s
    • Last Theorem?
  • 50 Points – Famous Theorems
    • Sets the maximum
    • number of hues needed
    • to paint a planar surface.
    • What is the Four
    • Color Theorem?
  • 10 Points – My Favorite Constant
    • It’s the ratio of a
    • circle’s circumference
    • to its diameter.
    • What is π ?
  • 20 Points – My Favorite Constants
    • What is 0?
  • 30 Points – My Favorite Constants
    • The constant
    • is also known by this
    • colorful name.
    • What is the
    • Golden Ratio?
  • 40 Points – My Favorite Constants
    • The constant
    • first appeared in a paper by
    • this 18 th century Swiss
    • mathematician.
    • Who is Leonhard
    • Euler?
  • 50 Points – My Favorite Constant
    • In electrical engineering,
    • is denoted by this letter.
    • What is j ?
  • 10 Points – “C” in Math
    • Not what I “sined” up
    • for, it’s the ratio of
    • adjacent to hypotenuse
    • in a right triangle.
    • What is cosine?
  • 20 Points – “C” in Math
    • Subject co-
    • invented
    • by Newton and
    • Leibniz.
    • What is calculus?
  • 30 Points – “C” in Math
    • The shape of a
    • cable strung
    • between two
    • poles.
    • What is a
    • catenary?
  • 40 Points – “C” in Math
    • For
    • it’s
    • What is the
    • conjugate?
  • 50 Points – “C” in Math
    • His infinity of infinities
    • and ternary set created a
    • paradise from which we
    • will not be expelled.
    • Who is Georg
    • Cantor?
  • Daily Double (Press the space bar to Continue)
    • Contestant, make your wagers now. Then the host clicks the symbol below to continue.
  • Final Jeopardy (press the space bar to continue)
    • The Category is
    • Famous Mathematicians
    • (Have the contestants make their wagers, then press the space bar for the Final Jeopardy answer.)
  • Final Jeopardy The sequence is named after this man.
  • Final Jeopardy
    • Who is Fibonacci
    • (Leonardo of Pisa)?
    • (Press the space bar)
  • GREAT GAME!
    • Thank you for playing.
    • For more on the MAA go to
    • www.maa.org