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Palette of Problems/Menu of Problems
Palette of Problems - May 2008

David Rock, Mary Porter 

May 2008, Volume 13, Issue 9, Page 528


This monthly set of problems aimed at variety of ability levels with challenges including sequences, patterns, in-between primes, and a special number property. Answers are also given.

The purpose of the Palette of Problems is to provide teachers and students with a set of interesting and challenging problems that invite creative problem solving strategies. Teachers can use these problems as problem of the day or week, as warm-ups, as end of class challenges and/or brainteasers. Palette of Problems is a regular department of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.


Grades 6-8
Problem Solving / Problem Posing