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Game 24 (3-30 thru 4-5)

This is a fascinating game in which players pick a card with four numbers.  Players have to rearrange the numbers using addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division to result in 24.  There are usually multiple ways to solve each set of numbers.

On an attached file, I listed all of the number combinations in Levels 1, 2, and 3 in the actual game.

Also, I have attached a file on which players can write their numbers and rearrange them.

Knight Lines (3-23 thru 3-29)

Knight Lines is a game based on a 1962 board game called Twixt (now out of print).

Knight Lines is played on a square grid, using two colored markers, as shown.  Player 1 has to connect the red sides of the gameboard, while player 2 has to connect the blue sides. All moves are knight's moves from one corner (vertex) to another. The routes are not permitted to cross.

 

Knight's Tours (3-23 thru 3-29)

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Discovering Pi (3-16 thru 3-22)

In observance of Pi week (Pi day is March 14 -- 3.14), we had the children discover Pi as the ancient Chinese (3), Babylonians (25/8), Egyptians (256/81), and the Greeks (3.1485) did.

Working with Integers Operations(+-*/^) (3-9 thru 3-15) 3rd, 4th and 5th Graders

This week, we embarked on a new journey working with integers with all operations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, parentheses, and exponents.

The attached pdf has detailed explanations of each operation.  Each Mathlete should try to complete the riddle puzzle and additional worksheets to the best of their ability.

This may be a great opportunity for parental guidance.