PUNCHLINE Problem Solving • 2nd Edition • Sample Puzzles
  Listed below are the 10 puzzle sections in Punchline Bridge to Algebra • 2nd Edition, each with a link to a sample puzzle from that section. Under each sample you'll find a brief comment about its topic, as well as the puzzle's punchline. The book has a total of 160 pages.  
  Section of Book
  Topic of Sample Puzzle

1. Problem Solving Strategies

2. Problem Solving with Decimals

3. Statistical Measures

4. Geometry: Related Angles

5. Problem Solving with Fractions

6. Geometry: Perimeter and Area

7. Geometry: Surface Area and Volume

8. Algebra: Expressions and Equations

9. Problem Solving with Ratio and Propoortion

10. Problem Solving with Percent

11. Algebra: Patterns and Functions

12. Problem Solving Using the Pythagorean Theorem

13. Probability

14. Enrichment



Make an Organized List

All Operations with Decimals

Mean, Median, and Mode

Intersecting Lines and Triangles

Multiply Fractions

Perimeter and Area of Rectangles

Surface Area of Rectangular Prisms

Solving Equations: Addition or Subtraction


Percent of a Number

Functions and Graphs

Finding the Hypotenuse

Meaning of Probability

Test of Genius

Answers for Pages 55-62