KenKen is the brilliant successor to Sudoku that’s taken Japan by storm selling over one million copies in less than a year.
In collaboration with The Times, Collins – the no 1 puzzle publisher – are proud to be bringing it to the UK. KenKen is a new type of brain-training puzzle based on logic and simple arithmetic. Perfect for all ages and highly addictive, KenKen puzzles challenge and entertain in an entirely new way! The puzzle was invented by a charismatic Japanese maths teacher, Tetsuya Miyamoto in 2004.
The name comes from ‘Ken’ which is the Japanese word for [Read More...]
KenKen Puzzles are created by Japanese educator Tetsuya Miyamoto set to be the successor to Sudoku.
KenKen puzzles can be solved by combining the four main mathematical functions of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. To train the brain the puzzles are offered without any instruction. There are important keys to be found but no fixed starting place and no method of progression that can be learnt as a strategy. The brain is forced to dart between competing theories. It’s impossible to solve KenKen puzzles without the scientific process of trial and error and that’s the rational [Read More...]
DropSum is an addictive online math puzzle game created by Nick Harper that takes logic and quick thinking to survive.
The object of DropSum is to take the random numbers you are given and make rows or columns that add up to the number 9. The game board consists of seven columns and seven rows. Place each number in the column of your choice by clicking on it.
Make as many combinations of nine as possible. Once you make a combination that adds up to 9, the numbers that made that combination of 9 [Read More...]
Object is to complete the matrix as shown at the screen with the provided figures. If you don’t know (anymore) how matrices works, find your old math book or find some online help like Wikipedia.
Nice math puzzle, but after a view puzzle solved and if you know how matrices works (even the 4×4 and 5×5). But on the other [Read More...]
A few weeks ago I already blogged about a new Number Puzzle Game Numbrosia for your Facebook account. I also mentioned that it would be great to have Numbrosia as an online puzzle game for everybody.
To my surprise I received two weeks later an email from the developer Amir to tell that puzzle game Numbrosia is online and can be played by everybody without any registration.
Update: Numbroisa in not available anymore on Facebook or online, but only for the iPhone and iPod via the iTune store.
In short Numbrosia is a number/slider [Read More...]
Today I received an email from Bogusia Gierus about his website with lovely math puzzles he created called Hexa-Trex.
These Hexa-trex math puzzles which can also be used by math teachers to use during their math classes are very interesting and challenging. There are Hexa-trex math puzzles available at the website but there is also a game version available.
The Hexa-trex math puzzles are available in different levels and can be made as complex at you want. Happy Puzzling!
While looking for a PHP script I found a very nice Math Puzzle written with script language PHP.
For the non-programmers just forget PHP and focus on the Math Puzzle. The puzzle is made up of 4 boards (A through D), each board is split into four groups of four numbers. Each groups of numbers within a board have one solution – so each group of numbers have the same solution per board.
Each board has only one solution. To find the solution, use the operators given under each group. These operators are both used, one is used [Read More...]