Find the Factors

Find the Factors

Find the Factors Puzzles – Iva Sallay

For a puzzle with a difference which requires both logic and multiplication try a Find the Factors puzzle from Iva Sallay on her Find the Factors blog. In this Find the Factors 1-10 puzzle can you place the numbers 1 to 10 in the first row and the first column to make the multiplication table work? Iva Sallay has clearly explained the puzzles here: How to Find the Factors.

New puzzles are published each week, I like the Excel files provided with puzzles of varying levels of difficulty. You will also find many hints and tips in the various posts. See Hooked on Factoring for example, a post giving techniques for solving the puzzles and an Excel file of puzzles.

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One comment on “Find the Factors

  1. Reblogged this on Find the Factors and commented:
    So far today FIND THE FACTORS has received nearly four times as many views as its previous high. When I investigated why, I discovered one of the reasons was a blog called mathematicsgames.wordpress.com. On that blog was this post recommending the FIND THE FACTORS puzzles. I am excited for the great write-up and the new people who have looked at the puzzles and used the excel file I made! I am humbled that mathematicsgames wrote this post, and I’m also quite proud to reblog it here.

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