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# Tag Archives: puzzles

## Abby’s Puzzles

My ten-year-old daughter asked me for help doing a mathematical STEM-fair project. We had a lot of funny doing the project together. Here is a brief description of what we did. We decided on the following question: “How many decominoes … Continue reading

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Tagged elementary education, kids, math, mathematics, pentominoes, polyominoes, programming, puzzles, Python, recreational math, STEM, STEM fair, tiling
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## Loop Puzzle 8

Here’s a fun one. Well…at least I think it’s fun. Maybe it will just give you a headache ðŸ˜›

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November 9, 2013
Tagged knots, links, loops, math, mathematics, puzzles, topology
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## Loop Puzzle 7

I have some puzzles left over from the Government Shutdown. Plus, I’m working on some more for starter activities for my wife’s engineering class, so enjoy! Solution is here

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October 30, 2013
Tagged knot theory, knots, loops, math, mathematics, puzzles, topology
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## Shutdown Puzzle 15

And another loopy puzzle for you…

## Shutdown Puzzle 14

Shutdown day 15. Spoiler: Click here for the solution.

## Shutdown Puzzle 13

The shutdown drags on. Try a puzzle! Spoiler: Click here for the solution.