WILLIAMSTOWN MIDDLE SCHOOL's

NUMBER CLUE PUZZLES

by

Mrs. Walsh's 6th Grade Mathematicians

HOW TO PLAY NUMBER CLUE PUZZLES

MATERIALS:
One set of the digits 0 - 9.  Glue to poster board and then cut these apart.
A number puzzle from booklet or make-up your own to use.

TO PLAY:
(1) Line up the digit pieces in order 0 to 9.
(2) Player One reads the clue aloud to Player Two.
(3) Player Two removes the digits from the digit pieces and forms the answer.
(4) Once a digit is used in an answer it may not be used again in a subsequent answer.
(5) Play continues until all clues are read and all digits are used with
    Player Two lining up answers in a vertical column.
(6) When all clues are finished, Player Two goes back to the answers
    and repeats back the clue given for each answer.
EXAMPLE GAME:
Digits: 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
Clue 1: Letters in the alphabet				Answer: 26

Digits left: 0,1,3,4,5,7,8,9
Clue 2: Sides on a quadrilateral			Answer: 4

Digits left: 0,1,3,5,7,8,9
Clue 3: Largest single digit prime number		Answer: 7

Digits left: 0,1,3,5,8,9
Clue 4: A number with factors:1,2,4,5,8,10 & 20		Answer: 80

Digits left: 1,3,5,9
Clue 5: The product of 7 and 5				Answer: 35

Digits left: 1,9
Clue 6: Three squared					Answer: 9

Digits left: 1
Clue 7: Neither prime nor composite			Answer: 1

Now, Player Two must recall the clues given for: 26, 4, 7, 80, 35, 9, and 1.

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