On Jan 18, 2013, at 8:46 PM, GS Chandy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Isn't it just far too tough for 'pre-algebra students'? (In fact, I wouldn't know how to do it WITHOUT a fair bit of algebra - am I perhaps wrong in calling it 'algebra'?).
It is a word scramble problem...
DEAN - NED = A ARIEAL - BLAIRE = B CLARE - EARL = C DEAN - NED = D RAFI - ARI = F GABRIEL - BLAIRE = G AIDEN - DEAN = I KOLE - LEO = K NADINE - AIDEN = N PAUL - ULA = P CHARLES - RACHEL = S TIRA - ARI = T WOLKE - KOLE = W
The rest of the letters fall out from that.
I guess this means that very few kids do those puzzles on the placemats at Denny's :(