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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