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by shoot2thrill
Sun Jan 25, 2009 11:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scholastic bowl=math team
Replies: 20
Views: 3104

Re: Scholastic bowl=math team

However, just noting from my own experience, I have only seen about a total of about 10% of math computational bonuses go dead Actually, myself and many others would say that bonuses are the best place to put computational math, since the inherent issue with making a math problem pyramidal is large...
by shoot2thrill
Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scholastic bowl=math team
Replies: 20
Views: 3104

Re: Scholastic bowl=math team

First, requiring a minimum level of refinement of basic calculus for computation questions will result in even more computation questions going dead than do now, since most people don't have exposure to that by the end of high school. Through the average high school curriculum, most people don't ha...
by shoot2thrill
Sun Jan 25, 2009 4:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scholastic bowl=math team
Replies: 20
Views: 3104

Re: Scholastic bowl=math team

David, I was at the Fremd Tournament, and I agree that the distribution was terrible. However, I feel that the biggest problem is that the math was way too easy. Algebra I is a junior high topic, and should have no place in Scholastic Bowl. However, There is no way you can completely cut out math in...
by shoot2thrill
Sun Jan 18, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '08-'09
Replies: 1271
Views: 158697

Re: Illinois '08-'09

Some other gems I can think of. Did anyone notice that James Joyce question that was categorized American Lit? Also, legitimate Business-Economics questions are one thing, but not when that category is used to every round to ask questions about Jet Blue and Land O' Lakes Butter. (I actually got the...
by shoot2thrill
Sun Jan 18, 2009 2:58 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '08-'09
Replies: 1271
Views: 158697

Re: Illinois '08-'09

Well, hello everyone. This is my first post here. :party: I've been following this thread for a little while, and I thought I'd add in my two cents as well about the Fremd Tournament earlier today (..or yesterday). We brought a makeshift team (as we do 90% of the time), since Bonny Jain and one of o...