Puzzling about Math Puzzles

Students were working on math puzzles today and trying to figure out how to find the answer from 4 clues. The clues are about factors and multiples. Check out the student’s thinking. Students should always attempt to explain how they’re getting their answers, and they can do that using manipulatives, pictures or numbers.

Totah explains his thinking to the class:
Brandon explains his thinking:


Sayaka begins to explain how she figured out the puzzle.


Valdemar uses arrays to help him figure out his math puzzle.




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