Let's practice our multiplication facts! Encourage your student to try out this fun math puzzle. She'll need to use problem solving skills in order to figure out where to place numbers in the grid. KenKen® was invented by a Japese math teacher who wanted to make learning more fun for his students, and it worked! Puzzles such as this one are great for improving focus and logical thinking skills as well. Here's how to play:

Using the digits 1-5 in this 5x5 puzzle, fill the small squares with digits so as not to repeat a digit in any row or column, and so that the digits within each heavily outlined area will equal that area’s corner number when combined using the indicated operation. For more information visit www.kenken.com.

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