Weekly Logic Puzzle March 12 2014, 0 Comments

Luminous Learning math riddles for elementary school special education students.

Last Week's Puzzle

Can you figure out the next number in the sequence? What is the pattern?

6 , 12 , 8 , 16 , 12 , 24 , 20 , 40 , _____

*Hint: If the numbers are increasing, am I adding or multiplying? If the numbers are decreasing, am I subtracting or dividing?

Answer:  36 (The pattern is multiply x 2 then subtract 4).

This Week's Puzzle

I have 5 marbles sitting side by side. They are blue, pink, red, brown, and green. Use the clues to figure out what order they are sitting in:

  1. The marble on the far right has four letters. 
  2. The green marble is between the brown marble and the blue marble. 
  3. The blue marble is not last. 
  4. The red marble is next to the brown marble and not the fourth marble.

A new puzzle is posted weekly. Post your guesses below and check back next week to find out the answer!


Luminous Learning math worksheets with number lines and graph paper for special education students