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Problems & Puzzles: Algebra
This list contains some of the best algebra problems and puzzles.
For a more exhaustive list, or to find materials that fit your specific needs,
search or browse Basic
Algebra or Problems
and Puzzles in the Forum's Internet Mathematics Library.
 Cryptarithms
 Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny

Cryptarithms are brain teasers obtained when digits in numerical calculations have been replaced by letters. Customarily, distinct letters stand for
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 Flying Between Two Trains
 Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ

Two trains 150 miles apart travel toward each other along the same track, the first train at 60 mph, the second at 90 mph. A fly buzzes back and forth
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 Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles
 Alexander Bogomolny

"The peculiar beauty of Mathematics lies in deduction, in the dependency of one fact upon another. The less expected a dependency is, the simpler the
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 K12 Teaching Materials (Mathematics Archives)
 University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)

An extensive list of Internet sites with significant collections of materials that can be used in the teaching of mathematics at the K12 level.
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 Locker Problem
 Suzanne Alejandre

A classroom activity (also called 1000 Lockers) aligned to the NCTM and California Standards, to be explored through the use of manipulatives and a
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 Math for Morons Like Us
 ThinkQuest 1998

Students talk to students about math: a site designed to help you understand math concepts better. Tutorials, sample problems, and quizzes for
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 Monthly Themes
 NRICH Maths, Univ. of Cambridge

Past problems from the NRICH Online Maths Club, archived by month. Each problem has a symbol indicating the stage, which tells you how little or how
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 Problem Solving in Mathematics
 Jim Wilson; Univ. of Georgia

Problems in algebra, geometry, conversion, cryptarithm, "mean," trigonometry, and a mixture of all, many with comments and solutions, from a course
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 Traffic Jam Activity
 Suzanne Alejandre

A classroom activity (also called Hop, Skip, Jump) aligned to the NCTM and California Standards, to be explored through large movement experience,
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 WIMS (WWW Interactive Mathematics Server)
 Université de Nice  Sophia Antipolis

Interactive mathematical applications, also available in French, with documentation. The server's exercises and programs are designed to find a
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 The World of Trotter Math
 Terry Trotter, Escuela Americana, San Salvador, El Salvador

A page of problems, problem sheets, and investigations, with links to image files of an inclass math newsletter, Trotter Math News. Of particular
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