Secondary Math Course
Lesson 8: Assessment
Nurturing Mathematical dispositions
Red Box Challenge
HANDSHAKE PROBLEM WRITE-UP:
1. How many handshakes does take for 10 people to meet? Explain using complete sentences, diagrams, and anything else you can think of .
2. How many hanshakes does it take for 100 people to meet? Show your work.
3. How many handshakes does it take for n people to meet? show your work
4. What strategies did you use in your atempt to solve the problem?