Submitted by: Paul Allan, Palmer High School, Palmer, Alaska Date: 1994
To enhance student problem solving strategies and increase student ability to solve deductive reasoning problems. To bring a sense of fun and accomplishment to math and science class problem solving.
1.) Work in groups of 3 to solve Frank’s Puzzle.
2.) You are trying to determine the following about each person:
Where they are from, what language they speak, and type of pet they have
Don, Frank, Jenny, and Ken each come from one state, either Alaska, Maine, Montana, or Oklahoma. They each speak one primary language, either English, French, Russian, or Spanish. And they each have one of four pets: a chinchilla, a dog, a hamster, or a turtle.