Maths Teaching

August 9, 2008


I am dead impressed by this puzzle I discovered recently, called Futoshiki. It could be used after a lesson on inequalities to reinforce the meaning of the symbols, and also aid the development of logical thinking via problem solving.

An example of a puzzle is below.

Some links to good online Futoshiki sites are below:



  1. I agree – what a great puzzle – and a welcome relief from Sudoku!

    Comment by waggarmp — December 2, 2008 @ 1:38 am | Reply

  2. Another futoshiki game is available from, also a free pdf ebook with a range of puzzles.

    Comment by Richard Brown — June 10, 2009 @ 9:07 am | Reply

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