‘NAOKI INABA HAS INVENTED THE PERFECT PUZZLE. ENJOY!’ Alex Bellos ‘Awesome puzzles! My students and I love them!’
‘I use these as warm-ups with 3rd and 4th grade Gifted and Talented students. They love solving these puzzles!’
‘An excellent book of short puzzles’
Once you pit your wits against area mazes, you’ll be hooked!
From the genius mind of Naoki Inaba – one of the world’s most prolific and creative inventors of logic puzzles – comes a brand-new type of challenge. Area mazes have already taken Japan by storm and are set to be the next big puzzle craze.
Your quest is to navigate a network of rectangles to find a missing value. The rules are simple, the puzzles are easy and the logic is clever. Just remember:
– Area = length x 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 (menseki meiro) are the perfect puzzle for brain game fanatics. Whether you loved or hated geometry at school, with this book you can finally show it who’s boss. Feed your brain some areas mazes – they could be just what you’re craving.