The rules are simple . . . The math is easy . . . The puzzles get harder and harder!
Hooked on area mazes? YOU’RE IN LUCK! Volume Two delivers 100 more puzzles. Your quest is to navigate a network of rectangles to find a missing value. Just remember:
Area = length × width
Use spatial reasoning to find helpful relationships
Whole numbers are all you need. You can always get the answer without using fractions!
Originally invented for gifted students, area mazes have taken all of Japan by storm. Are you a sudoku fanatic? Do you play brain games to stay sharp? Did you love geometry . . . or would you like to finally show it who’s boss? Try area mazes—they could be just what you’re craving!
About the Author
Naoki Inaba has invented over 400 new types of puzzle. He also writes sudoku and other popular puzzles for magazines in Japan, where he has published several books of area mazes for children and adults.
Ryoichi Murakami is the founder and CEO of El Camino, a premier cram school in Tokyo. Many of his students go on to elite schools such as the University of Tokyo and compete in the International Mathematical Olympiad. In addition to teaching at El Camino, Murakami is active in publishing, works as a puzzle maker, and writes questions for the Olympiad.
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