Perfect Practice Makes Perfect

## Tuesday’s Twister #19 – Number Circuit Puzzles

November 3rd, 2015 by MathMaverick

In November and December each year I make classroom presentations for elementary schools. One of my presentations is on Problem Solving. I am a big believer that puzzles are a great way to introduce and improve problem solving skills. I use my original Number Circuit puzzles. I have developed a complete Lesson Plan and Teacher’s […]

## SAT Math Blast – #20

October 26th, 2015 by MathMaverick

Here’s the 20th SAT Math Blast for those preparing for the SAT this Fall. This is a geometry problem set with varying levels of difficulty ranging from easy to difficult. Topic – Geometry Level – All Questions – 10 Remember, just select “START” to give it a try. Use the “NEXT” and “PREV” buttons to […]

## Up A Tree

October 25th, 2015 by MathMaverick

“What’s that?” she said looking out the window. “What’s what?” replied her husband, his eyes remaining glued to the morning paper. “That!” she replied emphatically, pointing out the window.  “There, out the window.  Look why don’t you?” Her husband had no choice but to put the paper down.  He squinted and glanced out the window.  […]

## Tuesday’s Twister #18 – Number Sense (Order of Operations)

October 25th, 2015 by MathMaverick

Here’s another Number Sense Puzzle. Today’s puzzle centers around another fundamental skill that gives many students a really difficult time – Order of Operations. This is geared to younger puzzlers to help them improve their Order of Operations skills. As always, let me first give a general introduction. There will be 8 statements each corresponding […]

## SAT Math Blast – #19

October 24th, 2015 by MathMaverick

Here’s the 19th SAT Math Blast for those preparing for the SAT this Fall. This is an algebra and numbers/operations problem set with varying levels of difficulty ranging from easy to difficult. Topic – Algebra/Numbers Level – All Questions – 10 Remember, just select “START” to give it a try. Use the “NEXT” and “PREV” […]

## SAT Math Blast – #18

October 23rd, 2015 by MathMaverick

Here’s the 18th SAT Math Blast for those preparing for the SAT this Fall. This is an all algebra problem set with varying levels of difficulty ranging from easy to difficult. Topic – Algebra Level – All Questions – 10 Remember, just select “START” to give it a try. Use the “NEXT” and “PREV” buttons […]

## Tuesday’s Twister #17 – Number Sense (Negatives)

October 22nd, 2015 by MathMaverick

Here’s a puzzle that I introduced back in December called Number Sense Puzzles.  They are geared for younger puzzlers to help them improve their number sense.  Let me first give a general introduction. There will be 8 statements each corresponding to a number.  You have to use the numbers 0 through 9 once and only once to fill in the correct number for each […]

## SAT Math Blast – #17

October 15th, 2015 by MathMaverick

Here’s the 17th SAT Math Blast for those preparing for the SAT this Fall. This is an all algebra in the easy to moderate difficulty range. Topic – Algebra Level – Easy/Moderate Questions – 10 Remember, just select “START” to give it a try. Use the “NEXT” and “PREV” buttons to navigate and when you’ve […]

## SAT Math Blast – #16

October 13th, 2015 by MathMaverick

Here’s the 16th SAT Math Blast for those preparing for the SAT this Fall. This is an all algebra in the easy to moderate difficulty range. Topic – Algebra Level – Easy/Moderate Questions – 10 Remember, just select “START” to give it a try. Use the “NEXT” and “PREV” buttons to navigate and when you’ve […]

## SAT Math Blast – #15

October 11th, 2015 by MathMaverick

Here’s the 15th SAT Math Blast for those preparing for the SAT this Fall. This is a follow on to #14, as today’s questions are all similar Systems of Linear Equations in the easy to moderate difficulty range. Some of the problems are word problems and some have the equations provided. Topic – Algebra Level […]