The Math Salute

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The math salute is a physical challenge that demonstrates the "work backwards" problem solving strategy. It is a very short lesson. Just show your audience the salute and ask them to copy it. If you would like to provide a hint, tell your audience to work backwards, and describe how this is often a useful problem solving technique.

Watch the video on the Math Circles YouTube Channel:

http://youtu.be/43-X3mEY1Xg