The Number Golf problem is introduced and the answer is provided. This problem is to write expressions for each number from 1-18 using only 4's.
The aim of Solve It! is to provide teachers with meaningful, mathematically rich problems that invoke thoughtful and innovative student responses. Solve It! poses a problem for classroom use and encourages teachers to send in unique student solutions. Solve It! is a regular department of Teaching Children Mathematics. Student solutions are highlighted in The Thinking of Students department of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.