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Arithmetic Problems & Puzzles

This list contains what we feel are some of the best sites for arithmetic problems and puzzles. For a more exhaustive list, or to find materials that fit your specific needs, search or browse Arithmetic/Early Math or Problems and Puzzles in the Forum's Internet Mathematics Library.

The ABACUS International Math Challenge - Tivadar Divéki, Grace Church School
The ABACUS International Math Challenge is open to students in three categories (grades 3-4/ages 9-10; 5-6/ages 11-12; 7-8/ages 13-14), with 8 ... more>>
A+ Math
A site developed to help elementary school students improve their math skills interactively, offering: educational math games (learn basic operations ... more>>
Aritm - Mikael Bonnier
A Java applet for simple mental calculation, drilling on basic arithmetic (addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division, with 1- or 2-digit ... more>>
BEATCALC Archive - Math Forum
An archive of B. Clay's BEATCALC weekly mailing list. Amaze your friends by memorizing a few simple rules and doing mental math tricks faster than ... more>>
Bricks Activity - Suzanne Alejandre
A classroom activity (also called the Masonry Problem; a variation on polyominoes) aligned to the NCTM and California Standards, to be explored ... more>>
Elementary Problem of the Week - Math Forum
A project designed to challenge elementary students with non-routine problems and to encourage them to verbalize their solutions. From 1995 to 2002, ... more>>
Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section - Ron Knott
Information about the Fibonacci series, including a brief biography of Fibonacci, the numerical properties of the series, and the ways it is ... more>>
Flash Cards for Kids - Donovan Follette
Currently, Flash Cards (shareware for Windows) supports addition, subtraction, and multiplication. The addition facts are enabled in the download ... more>>
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 ... more>>
K-12 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 K-12 level. ... more>>
Kids' Place Brain Teasers - Houghton Mifflin Company
Math puzzles for grades 3-4, 5-6, and 7+. You don't need to be a math whiz to solve them, just to be patient and find different ways of looking at ... more>>
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 ... more>>
Magic Squares: Math, History, Geography - Suzanne Alejandre
Designed primarily for middle school and older elementary school students, this Math Forum Web unit includes classroom activities for four different ... more>>
Mathematical Games and Recreations - MacTutor Math History Archives
Number games, geometrical puzzles, network problems and combinatorial problems by famous mathematicians, starting around 1850 B.C. and continuing on ... more>>
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 ... more>>
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 ... more>>
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 ... more>>
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, ... more>>
The Twelve Days of Christmas and Pascal's Triangle - Judy Brown, DIMACS and The Math Forum
A lesson in which, using Pascal's triangle, students find the number of items given each day in the song, "The 12 Days of Christmas." ... more>>
The Twelve Days of Christmas - Judy Brown, DIMACS and The Math Forum
A lesson in which students find the number of items given each day in the song, "The 12 Days of Christmas." This project is designed to be used as a ... more>>
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 in-class math newsletter, Trotter Math News. Of particular ... more>>

For more, search or browse Arithmetic/Early Math or Problems and Puzzles in the Forum's Internet Mathematics Library.


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