Algebra - Fun with Calendars
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|Take any calendar. Tell a friend to choose 4 days that form a square. If your friend tells you only the sum of the four days, you can tell her what the four days are. How does the puzzle work? Includes a extension page for designing your own puzzle, teachers notes, and links to calendar pages on the Web. Mathematics topics: assigning variables, solving simple linear equations, factoring.|
|Levels:||Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Middle School (6-8), Ninth Grade|
|Resource Types:||Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles|
|Math Topics:||Basic Algebra, Calendars/Dates/Time|
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