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NMF Weekly: Ask Your Math Friend James

NMF Weekly Puzzle Newsletter
Issue #29, December 2021  ·

Thanks for subscribing to the NMF Weekly Puzzle Newsletter from the National Math Festival! James would love to tackle a math puzzle topic or request from your family or classroom. To ask a question, you can use the link on the website, reply to this email (make sure to include your child's first name or the school name), or tag @jamestanton on Twitter! If you're a new subscriber, you can find the archive of puzzles at the Global Math Project website.
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In NMF Weekly Issue #29, Lexie asks "How do you count squares?" James shares some popular math puzzles about squares that Lexie might have seen, and gives you some strategies for tackling this kind of challenge on your own. (And of course, he puts his own spin on the subject for you to explore at home during the school break!)
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Direct Links: NMF Weekly Issue #29 (PDF) and Issue #29 Solutions (PDF)
The NMF Weekly is written by Dr. James Tanton, and brought to you by The Young People's Project, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), the National Math Festival, and the Global Math Project.
Festival Organizers: MSRI · IAS · MoMath
The National Math Festival is a program of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), in cooperation with the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath).

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