Giant Twix – A Video Story Problem

After an almost two-year hiatus, I actually set aside some time to edit together a new video story problem. It’s not a particularly difficult video, nor is it highly polished…but it does involve candy, so that’s a plus, right? Truth be told, to create a video story problem properly (or at least the current way I feel is proper) involves pushing myself outside of my comfort zone. Among a list of internal checklists, here’s a few items that I typically have to go through when creating a video story problem out in “the wild”:

Ask permission of a store employee before recording in an established business. Ignore the strange looks and gawking from people around you as you record yourself in public asking math questions and doing multiple “takes.” Fight the urge to turn the story into a full production; they should be short and simple.

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