Here's a free Math Vocabulary crossword puzzle, a fun way to exercise your brain. Solve the puzzle online or print it out.
To solve this crossword online, click the Small, Medium, or Large link under the picture at left. This opens the puzzle in a pop-up window.
HOW TO PLAY. Using your memory and logic skills, use the provided clues to figure out the words hidden in the puzzle. The hidden words are arranged in a criss-cross grid, where the words overlap each other at common letters.
For the online version of the Math Vocabulary crossword, click any row or column to highlight it and display the clue. The clue is shown at the top of the puzzle.
If you have a guess for the answer for the clue, type it in the grid. As you work on the puzzle, you can go back and change any of the words you've typed in previously.
To print the crossword and solve it on paper, click the gear icon in the upper right of the puzzle window. Then click the "Printable Version" option to display the printable crossword.
To see the full solution for the Math Vocabulary crossword online, choose the "Show the Puzzle Solution" option in the gear menu.
The puzzle solution is also provided with the printable version. The solution appears on page 2.
Best of luck solving the puzzle!
Here are some interesting facts from The Calculator Site about mathematics and numbers to put you in the mood to solve this puzzle:
Shuffle a deck of cards really thoroughly, and there is a greater chance than not that the exact sequence in the deck has never been seen before in all of recorded history. Wow!
Want an easy way to memorize Pi to seven decimal places (3.1415926)? Just remember the phrase, "May I have a large container of coffee?" and count the letters in each word.
Prime numbers help Cicadas survive. Cicadas, a type of insect, incubate underground for long periods of time before coming out to mate. Sometimes they spend 13 years underground, at other times 17. Why?
Both those intervals are prime numbers. Biologists now believe cicadas adopted those life-cycles to minimize their contact with predators who have more round-numbered life-cycles.
If you enter Pi to two decimal places (3.14) in your calculator and look at it in the mirror, you'll see it spells "pie".
In a crowded room, at least two people likely share a birthday. It only takes 23 people for an even chance (50/50) that two of them have the same birthday. With 75 people in the room, the chances rise to 99 percent!
I enjoy solving crossword puzzles. It was a lot of fun coming up with the words and clues for this Math Vocabulary crossword.
Crossword puzzles train memory, word skills, and logical reasoning. Solve puzzles like this often to give your brain a boost!
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