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NUMB3RS - Season 3 - "Money for Nothing" - Truth or Dare

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

In "Money for Nothing," an armored truck is hijacked. The FBI team is able to capture two of the robbers, but cannot locate the hijacked truck or the hostages. Don plans to interrogate the robbers to determine if the truck is in Los Angeles or if it has left the area, but does not know if the robbers will tell the truth or lie. Charlie tells Don that 'there's a classic logic puzzle that kind of applies.'
Students will use reasoning skills to solve logic puzzles.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher Page.

During the Activity

Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.

After the Activity

Encourage students to explore web sites and questions from the Extensions Page.