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This category contains educational web sites containing mathematical problems, games, puzzles, or quizzes. Sites whose emphasis is on mathematical education are welcome to submit in this category.
http://mathgrant.blogspot.co.uk/
A large and varied collection of puzzles by logicsmith Grant Fikes.
http://www.aplusmath.com/
Interactive math help for K-12 students with flashcards, Math Wordfind, Homework Helper and worksheets.
http://www.ahapuzzles.com/
Puzzles, books, games and tests with designed by Lloyd King, author of "Test Your Creative Thinking".
http://www.lifesmith.com/mathpuz1.html
A collection of puzzles at high school level. Does not include answers.
http://www.alientiles.com/
Object of puzzle is to try to get color pieces to create certain patterns in cube.
http://www.tkcs-collins.com/truman/alphamet/
Numerous puzzles, links, puzzle solver, and a generator.
http://www.mathematik.uni-bielefeld.de/~sillke/PUZZLES/ALPHAMETIC/
Puzzles in which letters or symbols are substituted for the digits in an arithmetical operation like addition.
http://www.cadaeic.net/alphas.htm
Compiled by Mike Keith. Examples of various genres.
http://www.syvum.com/teasers/
Interactive logical and mathematical puzzles with feedback and detailed solutions.
http://www.angelfire.com/empire/qbrute/
Original brain teasers with solutions.
http://people.ucalgary.ca/~laflamme/colorful/colorful.html
Educational software presents advanced mathematics to K-12 students in a game-oriented approach, using coloring and drawing techniques to illustrate concepts from graph theory and computer science.
http://www.contestcen.com/rithms.htm
Examples of cryptarithms, with prize competitions for subscribers.
http://www.creatievepuzzels.com/
Interactive puzzle archive with descriptions for puzzle construction and a special children's puzzle page.
http://www.mod2.org/
A collection of mathematical puzzles, some original, with fully worked solutions.
http://www.gameintellect.com/
A variety of Flash- and Java-based games and puzzles.
http://www.freepuzzles.com/
Educational and recreational puzzles for teachers, students and parents. Each puzzle is graded by difficulty and has a hint. Solutions are available to members.
http://www.dmi.units.it/~logar/duek2/index_engl.html
Animations that develop the theory behind such puzzles as the Rubik cube.
http://www.hotpepperpuzzles.com/
Fun, interactive brain teasers you can play anywhere.
http://www.cut-the-knot.org/
Java-based math resource including articles, puzzles and links.
http://www.iqflash.com/
New printable puzzles, math games, board games, and logic games in flash.
http://www.logicville.com/
Educational puzzles, brain teasers, and word games such as anagrams, cryptograms, alphametics, doublets, tangrams.
http://www.nes-lab.com/english2/
Learn math through games and quiz-oriented tutorial.
http://www.math.utah.edu/~cherk/puzzles.html
Logic puzzles and riddles with some solutions.
http://www.mathrec.org/
Detailed exploration of a selection of mathematical topics.
http://mathpuzzle.com/
Celebrates math puzzles and mathematical recreations.
http://mathschallenge.net/
A website dedicated to the puzzling world of mathematics, with a discussion forum.
http://mathschallenge.net/rss2.xml
A website dedicated to the puzzling world of mathematics.
http://www.mathwizz.com/
Interactive math problems for abilities ranging from middle school to university.
http://people.missouristate.edu/lesreid/potw.html
Math problems in three levels of difficulty: high school, advanced, and challenge. With archives.
http://www.kprobe.com/kprobe/mu.htm
Logic problems, where equations are mixed up. In various formats like boxes, crosses, diagonals, mazes. Free download.
http://www.oocities.org/hbwmathman/
Mathematics teacher provides puzzles and games for students.
http://www.qbyte.org/puzzles/
A collection of puzzles, with hints, solutions, and links to related mathematical topics.
http://www.qbyte.org/puzzles/rss2.xml
A collection of puzzles, with hints, solutions, and links to related mathematical topics.
http://www.azillionmonkeys.com/qed/puzzles.html
Logical and mathematical brain teasers, with an indication of difficulty. Hints are provided; solutions are available by email.
http://britton.disted.camosun.bc.ca/jbpolyhedra.htm
Pastime and activity links for various geometric patterns, polygons and polyhedra by Jill Britton.
http://projecteureka.org/
A collaborative environment for math problem solvers and submitters. Wide range of math and programming problems, interview tests, and trivia questions.
http://ecg.mit.edu/george/puzzles/
A collection of puzzles, with hints and full solutions. Compiled by George Moody.
http://www.pythabacus.com/
Description and instruction of using the ancient Pythagorean Abacus to do arithmetic.
http://www.scottkim.com/
Puzzles for web, computers, and print; ambigrams.
http://www.mathematik.uni-bielefeld.de/~sillke/SEQUENCES/
Find the next entry in each sequence. With links to related sites. Compiled by Torsten Sillke.
http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/amos/doubleswap.html
A tough but simply defined problem which demonstrates key issues in probability.
http://www.contestcen.com/classic.htm
Classic puzzles and riddles requiring only simple logic and elementary math.
http://www.sprucelog.com/lmp/
The Little Math Puzzle has been a K-12 Internet activity since 1995 for grades 5-9. Currently the puzzles have ceased but the site maintains complete archives of past problems.
http://barryispuzzled.com/
Brain teasers, articles and puzzles forum.
http://www.geometrygames.org/TorusGames/index.html
Collection of Java-based educational puzzles.
http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~wwu/riddles/intro.shtml
A collection of riddles, puzzles, and technical interview questions, with a discussion forum.
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