These puzzles look like a lot of fun for whole number and integer arithmetic review. I think they would make a great warm-up at the beginning of a class or math club meeting.

*Hat tip: MathPuzzle.com*

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Month: March 2007

## Hexa-Trex Puzzles

## Carnival of Homeschooling #65

## Skit: The Handshake Problem

## Celebrate the Journey

## Nothing Is Everything

## The Carnival Of Education: Week 110

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Denise Gaskins' Let's Play Math

Helping families to learn and enjoy math together.

These puzzles look like a lot of fun for whole number and integer arithmetic review. I think they would make a great warm-up at the beginning of a class or math club meeting.

*Hat tip: MathPuzzle.com*

The new Carnival of Homeschooling #65 honors Charles Darwin. (Earlier this month, I posted my favorite Darwin quote.)

And be sure to drop by and browse this week’s Carnival of Education.

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*[Feature photo above by Tobias Wolter (CC-BY-SA-3.0) via Wikimedia Commons.]*

If seven people meet at a party, and each person shakes the hand of everyone else exactly once, how many handshakes are there in all?

In general, if

npeople meet and shake hands all around, how many handshakes will there be?

Our homeschool co-op held an end-of-semester assembly. Each class was supposed to demonstrate something they had learned. I threatened to hand out a ten question pop quiz on integer arithmetic, but instead my pre-algebra students presented this skit. You may adjust the script to fit the available number of players.

This week’s Carnival of Homeschooling celebrates the spring migration and the life-journey of learning. Enjoy!

*Edited to add: *And this week’s Carnival of Education is here.

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Does this proof at squareCircleZ blog mean that, if I get nothing done today, I can cross off everything on my list?

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Education, politics, classroom management, schooling, unschooling, and how to manage a student loan… You’ll find all this and more at The Carnival Of Education: Week 110 .