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Challenge The Status QuoMon, 29 Oct 2007 21:44:25 +0000
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By: Grade 3 Brainbusters » Blog Archive » Fido Puzzler Can’t Read Our Minds!
https://www.toddseal.com/rodin/2007/10/some-kind-of-mathematical-wonderful/comment-page-1/#comment-17258
Mon, 29 Oct 2007 21:44:25 +0000http://www.toddseal.com/rodin/2007/10/some-kind-of-mathematical-wonderful/#comment-17258[…] While browsing blogs last week, Mrs. Turner came across this post from Thoughts on Teaching: ” I’m sure the Fido Puzzle shows some type of mathematical formula in action. If I was a math teacher, I’m sure I’d know what it is and I’d put my students to work figuring it out as quickly as possible…” […]
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By: Cassyt
https://www.toddseal.com/rodin/2007/10/some-kind-of-mathematical-wonderful/comment-page-1/#comment-17032
Fri, 19 Oct 2007 15:28:19 +0000http://www.toddseal.com/rodin/2007/10/some-kind-of-mathematical-wonderful/#comment-17032You can view our results here: Benchmark Brainbusters
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By: Cassyt
https://www.toddseal.com/rodin/2007/10/some-kind-of-mathematical-wonderful/comment-page-1/#comment-17031
Fri, 19 Oct 2007 15:26:48 +0000http://www.toddseal.com/rodin/2007/10/some-kind-of-mathematical-wonderful/#comment-17031My third grade students have taken on your challenge and found the mathematical pattern behind the Fido puzzle. We used your worksheet, although with one change: in column C, you subtract the smaller number from the larger. One cannot assume that column A will always contain the larger number (minuend) and the puzzle does not take negative numbers into consideration. My class thanks you for the challenge and an engaging night of home enjoyment!
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