Numbers. Operations. Triangles. Minute hands. It's the fundamentals of math and the pleasure of being a problem solver. Challenge yourself, challenge your friends - challenge your parents! Because learning plus practice, times drill and skill, adds up to knowledge.
HOW TO PLAY:
- Pick your favorite subject category or play the whole card.
- Pencil and paper are allowed, but give your brain a chance to do it all!
- Play with a partner, in teams, or by yourself.
- Keep score or not - the choice is yours.
Categories - Numeration, Bits and Pieces, Computation, Measurements, and Problem Solving
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SAMPLE CARD #10:
1- Find the even number: 7, 10, 11
2- Three friends want to share a burrito. Should they cut it into halves or thirds?
3- 30 plus what mystery number equals 45?
4- How many pennies equal one nickel?
5- Gil has 15 books. He has read 9 of them. How many are left to read?
3- 15 (To solve: 45 - 30 = 15)
4- 5 pennies
5- 6 books (15 - 9 = 6)
SAMPLE CARD #127:
1- What numbers come between 21 and 25?
2- Half the boats are in the water. The rest are tied up. What fraction are tied up?
3- What's the sum of 36 + 21?
4- What month comes between February and April?
5- Annie's cat had 8 kittens. She kept 2. How many did she give away?
1- 22, 23, 24
2- one-half (1/2)
5- 6 (8 - 2 = 6)
Excerpted from BRAIN QUEST 1st GRADE MATH. Copyright (c) 2000 by Workman Publishing Co., Inc., and Groupe Play Bac, S.A. Reprinted with permission by Workman Publishing Co. All rights reserved.