Algebra Antics (Math Mosaics)
To make these mosaics, you answer algebraic equations (like x + 7 =11), put the answer in the blank of a given ordered pair (4, 8), then use the ordered pair to plot a point on an x,y axis graph. Continue plotting each new point (based on the answers to the equations) and connecting it to the preceding point to make a captivating design.
You don't need to be Sherlock Homes to solve the riddles in these books, but you do need to be ready to solve some math problems! Each book contains 30 puzzles to solve, based around a grid and a list of approximately 20 math problems. In the addition and subtraction books, you use the answers you get to plot a course around the grid and locate an object or answer. In the other books, answers to the math problems will provide instructions on coloring blocks of the grid to form the answer to a question or a picture. Either way, suspense builds as you complete the math problems and start to reveal patterns in the grid! Solutions included in each book. Does math practice really get any more fun than this? ~ Steph