# *Balance Benders™ Beginning from The Critical Thinking Company

\$9.99

Move over Sudoku, here come Balance Benders™! You can use these activities as quick, fun logic problems or as stepping stones to success in algebra. Students develop problem-solving skills and pre-algebra skills as they solve balance puzzles that are more fun and addictive than Sudoku puzzles!

SKU: 06701BBP

## Description

Students must analyze each balance to identify the clues, and then synthesize the information to solve the puzzle. Try one—and then try to stop!

Balance Benders™ puzzles spiral—gradually introducing more challenging concepts to give students the confidence and ability to master algebra word problems. These concepts include:

• Deductive Thinking
• Pre-Algebra
• Analysis
• Commutative Property
• Distributive Property
• Associative Property
• Substitution Property of Equality and Inequality
• Addition Property of Equality and Inequality
• Subtraction Property of Equality and Inequality
• Multiplication Property of Equality and Inequality
• Division Property of Equality and Inequality

Answers in the back of the book.