Brain-Teaser for You and the Kids!

Here’s a math puzzle for your and your kids. Three match sticks are laid out in front of you. Moving just two match sticks, make six.  I’ll share the answer in another day or so and explain why I’m asking!! 🙂

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Happy puzzling!

There’s another puzzle over at my Homeschool Den Facebook page if you like this sort of challenge!

Later: The solution is here at More Math Brain-Teasers (Free Printable) plus there’s a long post about how we’ve changed our math time to be more engaging, challenging and fun.

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  1. November 26, 2013

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  2. November 26, 2013

    […] and its applications.”  The kids absolutely love this portion of our day now. Those math brain-teaser riddles from yesterday on the blog and the other one over at my Facebook page are just a small snippet of why they love math circles! […]

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