# Properties of addition and mutiplication puzzle : ...The remaining digits should be your telephone number.

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Follow the steps to see if the puzzle works.

Â§ Start with 60 and divide by 2.

Â§ Add your telephone number.

Â§ Subtract 25.

Â§ Multiply by 3.

Â§ Subtract 15.

Â§ Multiply by 2

Â§ Divide by 6.

The remaining digits should be your telephone number. Why does this work? What properties of addition & multiplication is this problem utilizing?

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#### Solution Summary

A puzzle is solved usng properties of addition and mutiplication.

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