ERIC Number: ED402176
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
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Math Mind Benders Warm Up: Deductive Reasoning Mathematics.
This book contains "math mind benders," puzzles that are worked like crossword puzzles except that each square is filled with a digit rather than a letter. Clues to the puzzles are interrelated with each other and a given story. Clear thinking and deductive reasoning must be used to find potential answers and eliminate those that fail to meet all conditions. The puzzles present opportunities for discovering interesting facts about numbers and their interrelationships and some basic principles of elementary number theory. Contains teacher suggestions, answers, and detailed solutions to the 27 puzzles. (JRH)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Education, Mathematical Concepts, Numbers, Problem Solving, Puzzles
Critical Thinking Press and Software, P.O. Box 448, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-0448; phone: 800-458-4849.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
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