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Rescramble Game: Where LAB GEAR becomes ALGEBRA

Use the given clue to find the missing word. As a check on your answer, unscramble (or rescramble) the word and it should yield a word used in mathematics. The first one is solved as an example.

Clue Missing Word Mathematical Word
Stock _ _ _ Driver CAR ARC
Singer _ _ _ _ Diamond
Lion's _ _ _ _
Houston's Astro _ _ _ _
John Wayne's True _ _ _ _
_ _ _ _ _ Cod and Hatteras
A Fit of _ _ _ _ _
Operation Sleep-inducer _ _ _ _ _
Spanky was a Little _ _ _ _ _ _
M of Quincy M.E. _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Himalayan Country _ _ _ _ _
King _ _ _ _ _ _ of Persia
Member of the Cloth _ _ _ _ _ _
CIA's _ _ _ _ _ _ Operations

 

Source: W. Jamski's "Mathematics Unscramblers," Indiana Mathematics Teacher, Fall 1997, pp. 23-24


Hint: Think about high school math terms.....

 


Solution Commentary: Only the "Missing Words" are provided...you still need to re-scramble them to get the math term...

CAR
NEIL
MANE
DOME
GRIT
CAPES
ANGER
ETHER
RASCAL
MEDICAL
NEPAL
DARIUS
CLERIC
COVERT