Math Puzzles and Brainteasers, Grades 6-8: Over 300 Puzzles that Teach Math and Problem-Solving Skills [NOOK Book]

Overview

Number puzzles, spatial/visual puzzles, cryptograms, Sudoku, Kokuro, logic puzzles, and word games like Frame Games are all a great way to teach math and problem-solving skills to elementary and middle school students. In these two new collections, puzzle master Terry Stickels provides puzzles and brain games that range from simple to challenging and are organized by grade level and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) content areas. Each book offers over 300 brain games that will help students ...
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Math Puzzles and Brainteasers, Grades 6-8: Over 300 Puzzles that Teach Math and Problem-Solving Skills

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Overview

Number puzzles, spatial/visual puzzles, cryptograms, Sudoku, Kokuro, logic puzzles, and word games like Frame Games are all a great way to teach math and problem-solving skills to elementary and middle school students. In these two new collections, puzzle master Terry Stickels provides puzzles and brain games that range from simple to challenging and are organized by grade level and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) content areas. Each book offers over 300 brain games that will help students learn core math concepts and develop critical thinking skills. The books include a wide range of puzzle types and cover a variety of math topics, from fractions and geometry to probability and algebra.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470564707
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/4/2009
  • Series: Math Puzzles and Brainteasers , #7
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 622,766
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Terry Stickels
Terry Stickels is a well-known puzzle creator and the author of many puzzle books, such as Classic Mind Benders and The Little Book of Bathroom Sudoku. He writes three syndicated columns: Frame Games in USA Weekend magazine, Stickelers, sydicated by King Features, and Stickdoku, a sudoku puzzle in USA Weekend magazine. He is also a frequent presenter for corporate and education clients around the country. Visit his web site at terrystickels.com.
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Table of Contents

Foreword vii

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xi

About This Book xiii

The Author xvii

Introduction 1

I. NUMBERS and OPERATIONS 5

Whole Numbers 6

Rational Numbers 40

II. GEOMETRY and MEASUREMENT 63

Geometry 64

Measurement 75

III. MATHEMATICAL REASONING 89

Visual 90

Other 139

IV. ALGEBRA, STATISTICS, and PROBABILITY 153

ANSWERS 173

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2013

    I love math

    I love math so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2013

    Cool

    Cool

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 27, 2012

    I hate math... will this help me?... (keep reading)

    I failed math... my dad has always encouraged me to like math cuz its hiz fav... but its just not my thing... wat should i do?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2012

    This book sounds awesome!

    4•59 is what % of 200?













    Answer:118%

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2011

    MATH=AWESOME

    This book really helped my math skills a lot!!!

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