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Mathematics Detective
Mathematics Detective: The Case of the Culinary Counting Clues and Conditions

Larry Campbell 

September 2005, Volume 11, Issue 2, Page 74

Abstract:
An activity about ordering meals from a menu focused on teaching combinatorics. Mathematics Detective articles are open-ended real-world problems that encourage problem solving, reasoning, communication, and mathematical connections.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 6-8
Communication
Permutations / Combinations / Counting Problems
Teacher
Lesson Plans
Problem Solving / Problem Posing