Math Puzzle Worksheets

Are you looking for math puzzle worksheets?

Or maybe a math crossword puzzle that focuses on the math topic your kids are currently working on. Whatever it is: math logic puzzles, magic squares, math riddles, number puzzles - you'll probably find it here.

The "Four Fours" Math Puzzle

The challenge is to express all the numbers from 1 to 100 using only a combination of the mathematical operators of addition (+), subtraction (-), multiplication (×), and division (÷)

The only number that can be used is the number 4, and it can only be used four times when expressing each of the numbers 1 through 100. Here are some examples for the first few numbers.

In addition to the four mathematical operations, decimal points, square root symbols, exponents, and parentheses may be used. 

You can print off the Four Fours math puzzle worksheet for students to fill in their answers. Here is our solution, but keep in mind that students can and probably will have different solutions for some numbers. 

math puzzle worksheets

Math puzzles are a great way for students to build number skills. They also encourage critical and logical thinking. Keep reading scrolling down the page, and you'll find math puzzle challenges that will engage your math students with math problems in fun way!

The "Five Fives" Math Puzzle

Another stimulating challenge for this math puzzle worksheet shares the same theme as the classic "Four Fours" math puzzle above.  This puzzle is similar to the one above, but this time students "fives" instead of "fours".

As the name suggests, in the Five Fives math challenge puzzle, the object is to use only 5 fives, and the four mathematical operations to get the desired numbers. Print the Five Fives Math Puzzle worksheet.

Also just as in the Four Fours, decimal points, and square root symbols may be used.

The "Three Problem" Math Puzzle

Use operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, square root, and the decimal point to make true the identities below.  We already did the 5's row - you can see it in red. Print the Three Problem puzzle worksheet.

1    1    1  =  3

2    2    2  =  3

3    3    3  =  3

4    4    4  =  3

.5 x 5 + .5 = 3

*6    6    6  =  3

*7    7    7  =  3

8    8    8  =  3

9    9    9  =  3

We put an asterisk (*), by the ones that usually give students the most trouble.

Hope you enjoy this math puzzle worksheet! We'll be adding more worksheet puzzles pretty soon so be sure to check back and sign up for the newsletter. 

More Math Puzzle Worksheets...

Below you'll find puzzle worksheet listed by grade level. We've started the 5th grade but will be adding puzzle worksheets fore more grades soon.

What other type of math puzzle worksheet would you like to engage your kids with?

You have lots to choose from...

A student's math skills can usually be determined by their grade level, but of course, we know that's not always the case.

Sometimes a student's math skills are further ahead than what is typical for their grade.

Other times, the opposite is true: a child is is behind in the math skills that are required to succeed at their particular grade level.

Here's some clever addition puzzles your young math learners might enjoy, or how about some cool subtraction puzzles.

Whatever the case may be, we want to provide you with not only math puzzle worksheets, but also a wide variety of fun math learning resources to make your job and your student's job a lot more engaging!   

We'll be adding more worksheet puzzles pretty soon so be sure to check back and sign up for the newsletter. 

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