<p>Each clue number in this sudoku is the product of the two numbers in adjacent cells.</p><p>Other topics covered: Numbers</p>Aligned to Common Core State Standards: 5.OA.3 , 6.EE.3 , 7.EE.1
Product Doubles Sudoku
Grade Level Grades 3-8
Common Core State Standards
Generate two numerical patterns using two given rules. Identify apparent relationships between corresponding terms. Form ordered pairs consisting of corresponding terms from the two patterns, and graph the ordered pairs on a coordinate plane.
Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions.
Apply properties of operations as strategies to add, subtract, factor, and expand linear expressions with rational coefficients.
I really like the way that this sudoku was modified to include multiplication hints.
I like the twist of adding multiplication facts to the Sudoku puzzles.
A nice rich problem solver based on the idea of sudoku, but incorporates a bit of logic and the an understanding of products. Ideal as a starter activity for the more able classes, this is a nice way of looking at products. Another good lesson idea from n-rich.