Math Puzzle Monday!

It’s time for our weekly puzzle! My apologies for not posting last week﹣we were on the road.

This week’s puzzle, like the hexagon puzzle I posted a while back, can easily be done via counting on, but this time, there’s a twist: consecutive squares on the path need to be connected by the move of a chess knight instead of being straightforwardly adjacent! This makes for an appealingly tricky puzzle apart from the arithmetic.

Click on the puzzle to open a copy of the puzzle as a pdf.

And here’s the solution to the puzzle as a pdf, if you want to check your student’s work:

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