Choose Your Own Adventure / Solve the Word Problem
For those of you still out on summer break, here's a word problem to help sharpen that mind for the fall. For those of you who have long since left academia, think of this as a choose your own adventure (never turn to page 18. Nothing good EVER
happens on page 18).
James works in a moderate sized office building (5 stories, 4 separate sections per floor). At his desk, his laptop docks with multiple monitors that greatly increases his productivity. Today is a hot and humid day in Nashville (the location of the office). This day, however, has a surprise in store for James: the air conditioner for James's floor and section is broken. At 8:40am, it is already hot and humid and will onl...