Have you solved the Rubik’s Cube? Difficult isn’t it? For all first time solvers, solving the colourful Rubik’s cube is a big challenge that not many people are able to solve. Every time you twist and turn the cube and bring along the same coloured cubes together, you feel ecstatic. But, once you change the side and see, the other colours of the cube are hardly together.
Solving maths puzzles is truly a challenge, especially due to the logics and concepts used in creating a mathematics puzzle. Today, there are several math based board games, interactive games, card games and math tricks that are available these days for you to solve. Some are easy, while some are difficult to solve, but either way they always teach you something in maths. Here are several types of mathematics puzzles that you can choose to sharpen your mathematics skills.
1. Maths Crossword Puzzles
Similar to the standard crossword puzzles, these maths puzzles also include a basic question format for the Across and Down numbers. The only difference between these maths crossword puzzles and the standard puzzles is that these puzzles are full of maths concepts and numbers.
2. Maths Addition Puzzles
The addition maths puzzles are fun to solve. These puzzles are the typical fill-in-the-blank type puzzles where the answer to the crossword puzzle, across and down are same. These maths addition puzzles help in developing your child’s addition concept.
3. Maths Word Search Puzzle
Like all other word search puzzles, in these maths word search puzzles, you need to look for the maths related words from the puzzle. Tag these words by going vertically, diagonally, horizontally, backward and forward.
Sudoku is one of the most loved puzzles of all time. This maths puzzle was first popular in Japan by Nikoli and was called as Number Place, that was designed by Howard Garns from Indiana. This 9X9 grid requires you to fill the empty grids with the remaining numbers, ranging from 1 to 9. Some of the boxes in the grid are already filled, which thus makes filling the remaining boxes a little difficult.
Sudoku is the most loved number game, not just amongst the adults but also amongst children who start playing the game from the basic 4×4 grid and then moving to 6×6 grid and finally, 9×9 grid.
5. Algebra Crossword Puzzles
The Algebra crossword puzzles, just like the Maths crossword puzzles are simple but require you to follow the basics of algebra lessons, equations and expressions. The questions in the crossword puzzle are based on the concepts of algebra, making you refine your mathematics skills. Once you successfully fill in the crossword puzzles, you get motivated to solve more such puzzles.
Try following any of these mentioned maths crossword puzzles to practice your concepts and other maths theories. The satisfaction you get by solving these puzzles is indescribable. So, learn the maths concepts and puzzle games hand-in-hand without getting bored, and still learning and revising your maths logics.