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Math Puzzle - Arrange Five Six's

Can You Arrange Five 6’s so They Equal 19?

You can put the 6’s together however you’d like.  And you can use whatever arithmetic symbols you want:  +, -, x, or /.  Tough one, eh?

puzzler: spelling bee

Spelling Bee

Can you arrange the 9 letters of “EXTENSION” to spell 3 numbers?  Each is less than 20.  You may only use each letter once.

puzzler: abe

The Alphabet: A-B-E?

Professor Wordsmith says that the letter that comes right after AB in the alphabet is E.  How can this be?

puzzler: 26 cents

26 cents

I have 2 coins in my hand totaling 26 cents.  One of them is not a penny.  What are they? 

puzzler 5x6=8x4?


My English teacher says that 5×6=8×4.  How can that be true?


Can You Decipher this Secret Message?

Take away six letters to find a great activity to do this summer.  Can you figure out what it is?

math magic 1705 word puzzle

Any clue what this wordle is saying?

magic puzzle - third arrow

Can You Draw Just 2 Lines to Make a 3rd Arrow?

There are 2 arrows in this diagram.  Can you draw only 2 lines to create the 3rd arrow?

Learn Magic - Newspaper tree

Learn Magic: Newspaper Tree

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Math Puzzle - Arrange Eight Four's

Can You Arrange Eight 4’s so They Total 176?

April is the 4th month, so a puzzle about 4’s seems appropriate.  You can put the 4’s together however you’d like.  And you can use any arithmetic operations:  +, -, x, or /.