An Engaging Puzzle to Explore Algebraic Generalizations
Tod Shockey, David Bradley
April 2006, Volume 99, Issue 8, Page 532
The connection between a novel puzzle and
uses of algebra to generalize the fewest moves to solve it. Includes discussion of
solutions from the point of view of a math educator, a preservice mathematics
teacher, and a research mathematician. Includes suggested assessment activities
following investigation activities.