**ERIC Number:**ED421366

**Record Type:**RIE

**Publication Date:**1998

**Pages:**101

**Abstractor:**N/A

**ISBN:**ISBN-0-89455-671-1

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Math Ties: Problem Solving, Logic Teasers, and Math Puzzles All "Tied" To the Math Curriculum. Book B1.

Santi, Terri

This book contains a classroom-tested approach to the teaching of problem solving to all students in Grades 6-8, regardless of ability. Information on problem solving in general is provided, then mathematical problems on logic, exponents, fractions, pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, number theory, set theory, ratio, proportion, percent, probability, charts and topology are presented. Answers to all problems are included. A problem-solving portfolio, a math myths exercise, a matrix of problem-solving concepts, and a matrix of problem-solving strategies are appended. (ASK)

Descriptors: Algebra, Elementary Secondary Education, Geometry, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Instruction, Number Concepts, Probability, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills

Critical Thinking Books & Software, P.O. Box 448, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-0448; World Wide Web: www.criticalthinking.com ($14.95).

**Publication Type:**Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher

**Education Level:**N/A

**Audience:**Practitioners; Teachers

**Language:**English

**Sponsor:**N/A

**Authoring Institution:**N/A

**Note:**Illustrated by Rob Gallerani. For Book A1, see SE 061 687.