KenKen can be described simply as sudoku with basic math (addition, subtraction and/or multiplication and division). It’s a fun, addictive, clever puzzle that’s winning fans the world over.
This edition contains 100 KenKen puzzles that use all four mathematic applications along with solving instructions and an introduction by puzzlemaster Will Shortz.
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TETSUYA MIYAMOTO, the creator of KenKen, is a math teacher who runs a unique mathematics class for grade school children in Japan where he practices “The Art of Teaching Without Teaching.” His teaching method and use of KenKen in his classroom has proven extremely successful. His students regularly go on to be accepted at the most prestigious schools in Tokyo. WILL SHORTZ has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday and is founder and director of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. He has edited countless books of crossword puzzles, Sudoku, KenKen, and all manner of brain-busters.
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