# How many different types of puzzles are there?

## How many different types of puzzles are there?

Puzzle Types

- Cryptic puzzles. Example: the first two puzzles on my puzzle homepage.
- Logic Puzzles. Examples include Sudoku, nonogram, calcudoku, Masyu, and logic grid puzzles.
- Math Puzzles. Arguably, these come in two varieties.
- Mechanical Puzzles.
- Trivia puzzles.
- Word puzzles.
- Pattern Guessing.
- Riddles.

**What 3 numbers equal 30?**

The answer to the “select 3 balls to equal 30” puzzle is 6, 11 and 13.

### What is the number riddle?

Answer: 888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1,000. This is the kind of number riddle you can work out with times tables, or by simple logic. First, get as close to 1,000 as you can (888).

**What are the different levels of math puzzles?**

We have puzzles in 4 difficulty levels. Level 3 and 4 can be quite challenging and can also be used for high school math students. All our puzzles are printable and come with answers. Math puzzles and brain teasers are fun and good! By solving math puzzles and brain teasers students are actively developing analytical and problem solving skills.

## What are some of the most challenging math puzzles?

A teacher wrote a large number on the board and asked the students to tell about the divisors of the number one by one. The 1st student said, “The number is divisible by 2.” The 2nd student said, “The number is divisible by 3.” The 3rd student said, “The number is divisible by 4.” . . . The 30th student said, “The number is divisible by 31.

**How are math puzzles used in the classroom?**

Math puzzles are one of the best — and oldest — ways to encourage student engagement. Brain teasers, logic puzzles and math riddles give students challenges that encourage problem-solving and logical thinking. They can be used in classroom gamification, and to inspire students to tackle problems they might have previously seen as too difficult.

### What are good math games for high school students?

Below are a number of printable worksheets of math games and puzzles for high school students. Math puzzles and games can be very unusual and entertaining. They’re great as a classroom warmup or post exam activity. Use them as mind-stretchers and a way of developing the logic side of the brain.