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Solve it!
Solve It!: Number Golf

Edward Mooney 

October 2006, Volume 12, Issue 3, Page 151

Abstract:

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.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 6-8
Communication
Angles
Teacher
Problems
Fractions / Decimals / Percents / Rational Numbers
Professional Development / Teacher Education
Shapes