Posts Tagged ‘Zombie Math’

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Zombie Maths 2: Direct Proportion

December 13, 2011

Welcome to the Zombie Olympics.

This could take some time.

Another way of calculating a Zombie’s velocity

or speed is to use direct proportion.

ZOMBIE eat hockey team ..

EAT Gym Team too… very young

… very tender

mmMMMM …… YUM!

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Zombie Maths 4: Simultaneous Equations

December 13, 2011

We know the Zombie walking speed = 0.6 m/sec or 2.3 kph, rounding off.

We know Zombie hand speed = 5 m/sec  or 18 kph

Kid walking speed is about 5 kph

That is 5000 m

in 60 x 60 = 3600 sec

or , rounding off, 1.4 m/sec

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……………………….y = k t

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……………………….y = distance  km

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……………………….k = speed kph

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……………………….t = time hr

Will a Zombie catch you?  

Will a Zombie Arm catch you?

Look at the speeds. A Zombie cannot catch you … no problem.

BUT

The Zombie Hand is faster than you.  If it started 5km away from you, how long would it take to catch you?

We will write two equations.

Zombie hand Equation :

y = 18 t – 5  ………… Eqn 1 

NB:  The Zombie Hand starts 5 km away from you.

The kid equation:

y = 5 t  ………………. Eqn  2

How far did you walk?

y = 5 t

y = 5 x 0.38

y = 1.9 km

ZOMBIE GOT ME!!! 

ARRRRRRGGGGHHHH!

More cool zombie stuff @

The Laughing Mathematician.

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Zombie Maths 5: Trigonometry

December 13, 2011

Zombies are dumb.

A Zombie starts walking toward your house from 10 km away.

He walks in a straight line, but he is 5 degrees off target.

How far away from your house will he end up away from your house?

 

ZOMBIE LIKE PYTHAGORAS TOO!!!

WORK OUT HOW FAR ZOMBIE WALK.

The High -pot-in-use!

Everyone must know the HIGH-POT-IN-USE!

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Zombie Maths 8: Percentages

December 13, 2011

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There are 7 billion people on earth but

BUT 54% of humans can’t swim

…………….  46% can!

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Number of people who can swim is 3.22 billion.

 

Zombies don’t have to swim

… They can’t drown!!!!

They can breathe under water

or

just play at the beach.

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Zombie Maths 11: Probability

December 13, 2011


Shark attack

What is the probability of being attacked by a shark while walking around the earth?

According to National Geographic 70 people are attacked by sharks each year.

70 people are attacked by sharks each year and 3.22 Billion people can swim (see above).

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We will assume they swim in the sea.

The probability is 70 in 3.22 billion or

1 in (3.22/70) billion =  1 in .046 billion

or

1 in 46,000,000

What is the probability of

Zombie being eaten by a shark?

But Zombie spends 1.42 years in water when walking around the earth. He is more likely to be gobbled up.

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BUT the probability is soooooo low ZOMBIE will be OK

and

she might even eat a SHARK!


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Zombie Maths 12: Mean, Median and Mode

December 13, 2011


Zombies don’t bleed but Hollywood keeps splattering Zombies in FAKE BLOOD in movies. So every Zombie must know the cost of FAKE BLOOD.

So much FAKE BLOOD seems to be sold in America we have to use American volumes:

1 US fl oz = 29.6 ml

1 US pint = 16 US fl oz =  473 ml

1 US gallon = 8 US pints = 3785 ml = 3.79 litres

These are approx values as  manufacturers round off conversions from fl oz to ml.

Mathspig found 3 types of fake blood out there but Halloween Blood, Stage Blood and Movie Blood.

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Halloween Blood can be found @ Party City

Halloween Blood

Cost

  Volume*        

Bottle of Blood 1 pint   

$ 6.99

1 pint

473 ml

Gallon of Blood 

$29.99  

128 fl oz

1 gallon

3785ml

test tube Fake Blood

$1.99

 

1 can Fake Spray Blood

$5.99

73.9 ml

1 bottle Fake Blood

$ 5.99  

59.1ml

* Mathspig used more accurate volume conversions than shown on products.

Stage blood @ Stage Makeup

Stage Blood

Cost

Volume        

Stage Blood Edible

$ 6.25

0.5 fl oz 14.7ml

Stage Blood Edible

$12.29  

4.5 fl oz

133ml

Stage Blood Edible Dark Venous

$17.16

9 fl oz 266ml

Stage Blood Edible 1 Litre (Bright Arterial)

$49.79  

33.8 fl oz

1000ml

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 Movie Blood @ Thomasfx

Movie Blood

Cost

Volume        

Bright Arterial Squirt Blood

$4.99

0.5 oz

14.7ml

Reel Creations Fresh Blood Gel

$29.99

8 fl oz

236.6 ml

Blood Paint A & B

$149.99

32 fl oz

946 ml

Reel Blood Lung in aged blood

$129.99

1 gallon

3785ml

Thomas FX Movie Blood

$49.99

32 oz

Thomas FX Movie Blood

$89.99

64 oz

Thomas FX Movie Blood

$129.99

128 oz

1 gallon 3785ml

Mean, Mode and Median Costs for Fake Blood:

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Mean: 

This is the average cost. There are 3 types of blood.

Total Cost Halloween Blood = $ 50.95

No. products = 5

Mean = 50.95/5 = 10.19

Halloween Blood Mean is $ 10.19


Total Cost Stage Blood = $ 85.49

No. products = 4

Mean = 85.49/4 = 21.37

Stage Blood Mean is $ $21.37

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Total Cost Movie Blood = $ 584.93

No. products = 7

Mean = 85.49/4 = 83.56

Movie Blood Mean is $83.56

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Mode:

Mode is the most common number or cost.

Halloween Blood Mode = $ 5.99  (2 products)

Stage Blood : No Mode

Movie Blood Mode = $ 129.99 (2 products)

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Median:

Median is the mid-point price.

Halloween Blood Median = $ 5.99

Stage Blood Median =  no median

Movie Blood Median = $ 89.99

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Zombie Maths 13: Volume

December 13, 2011

How to Survive Zombie Attack

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How much will it cost to fill a bath tub with FAKE BLOOD?

Typical volume of water in a

bath tub = 50 US gallons = 189.5 litres

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Use the cheapest available fake blood products above. To be accurate we should work out the price of Fake Blood per litre or gallon for every product, but we will ‘Buy in bulk, mathpiggies!’  The cost would be:

Halloween Blood Bath = $ 29.99 per gallon x 50

………………………………= $1499.50

………Stage Blood Bath =  $ 49.79 per litre x 189.5

………………………………= $ 9435.21

……..Movie Blood Bath = $ 129.99  per gallon x 50

……………………………..= $ 6499.50

It costs heaps more to have a STAGE BLOOD BATH and you’d have to do it every night of your ZOMBIE show.

Geek Zombie Maths

or Advanced Zombie Maths

You will find some amazingly advanced Zombie Maths @ Geek Zombie Maths