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Author:J. L. Read, Enchanted Mind
Description: Games "good for exercising both sides of the brain." Knight's Tour: pass all the squares of the board with the knight, making only legal moves. Peg Solitaire: Remove all the pegs in the least amount of time, finishing with only one peg in the target hole. Pyramid Puzzle: anagrams, the length of which is each time increased with one new letter. Word Search: find 10 words of the given sort. If a word is correct, the line will remain and the counter will increase. Rubik's Cube: 3 x 3 x 3 smaller cubes, colored so that the 6 faces of the large cube have 6 distinct colors. The 9 cubes forming one face can be rotated through 45 rotations. Of 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 different arrangements of the small cubes, only one is the initial position where all colors match on each of the six sides. Tangrams: rearrange the seven forms to exactly reproduce the given image. Pentominos: place all pentominos on the board after you have marked four squares to remain empty. Master Mind: discover a series of five numbers in ten attempts.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Games, Manipulatives, Problems/Puzzles, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Number Sense/About Numbers, Polyhedra, Triangles and Other Polygons, Logic/Foundations, Number Theory

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