# Do Something

Innovation in research and business is not an easy pursuit. Many times one is stymied and not even able to conceive of any next step to take. Perhaps the most powerful of problem-solving techniques, in mathematics and in life, is to simply DO SOMETHING, now matter how irrelevant or unhelpful it may seem! Read the strategy essay and then explore the Curriculum Burst practice examples from the MAA AMC.

### Curriculum Bursts

 Area in a Polygon (pdf) Watch the Video Stacking Coins (pdf) Watch the Video Logarithms and Exponents (pdf) Watch the Video Units Digit (pdf) Watch the Video Quadratic Values (pdf) Watch the Video Distributive Rules (pdf) Watch the Video Walking the Track (pdf) Watch the Video Frog Leaping (pdf) Watch the Video Chords in a Circle (pdf) Watch the Video A Third of an Input (pdf) Watch the Video Lengths in a Trapezoid (pdf) Watch the Video A Ratio of Areas (pdf) Watch the Video A Complex Minimum  (pdf) Watch the Video Counting Wins (pdf) Watch the Video An Array of Sums (pdf) Watch the Video A Length in a Square  (pdf) Watch the Video Probably a Multiple of Three (pdf) Watch the Video Units of Big Powers (pdf) Watch the Video A Tricky Length (pdf) Watch the Video Repeated Visits (pdf) Watch the Video Successive Triangles (pdf) Watch the Video A Weird Calculator (pdf) Watch the Video Three Special Factors (pdf) Watch the Video A Trapezoid Area (pdf) Watch the Video Circle Graphs (pdf) Watch the Video Arranging Mean, Median, and Mode (pdf) Watch the Video Some Algebra (pdf) Watch the Video Multi-Base Three-Digit Numbers (pdf) Watch the Video Dividing by 100 (pdf) Watch the Video Arithmetic Algebra (pdf) Watch the Video Lots of Chimes (pdf) Watch the Video