**Session Author: **Tom Davis

Kenken is a puzzle whose solution requires a combination of logic and simple arithmetic skills. The puzzles range in difficulty from very simple to incredibly difficult. Students who get hooked on the puzzle will be forced to drill their simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts.

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Try a smaller problem, Work backwards, Problem posing, Multiple representations, Wishful thinking**Topics:**

Mathematical Games, Problem solving**Styles:**

Game(s), Illustrates a strategy, Manipulatives**Mathematical Practices:**MP1, MP2, MP3, MP7, MP8