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Solve it!
Solve It! The Three Bears Cookie Store

Edward Mooney 

December 2007, Volume 13, Issue 5, Page 283


The "Three Bears Cookie Store" problem is introduced and solutions are provided to the "Number Golf" problem.

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 gives a solution to a previously published problem.  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.

Algebraic Patterns
Grades 6-8
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Systems of Equations