by Douglas K. Brumbaugh, Linda Brumbaugh

Publisher:
Critical Thinking Books

©2010, Publisher Catalog #**07101**

Consumable Workbook

Price: $9.99

The Balance Math™ & More! activities sharpen students’ critical thinking and computational skills, and develop algebraic reasoning.

Each book is made up of three different types of puzzles:

**Balance Math:**Students examine the balances to deduce the missing value.**Inside-Out Math:**Students need to reverse their thinking, using the inverse relationships between addition and subtraction and multiplication and division to solve the puzzle.**Tic Tac Math:**Students figure out the correct order to complete all rows, columns, and diagonals.

Level 1 focuses on addition and subtraction of whole numbers.

The spiraling difficulty level is designed to scaffold a student’s conceptual understanding of the targeted operations from beginning to advanced. Teaching suggestions and detailed solutions are included. Try one of these intriguing puzzles—and then try to stop!

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