Title:  The Clue Finders' Math ages 9-12
Overall Rating:  5.  This CD is highly interactive and teaches offers many different types of problems for the upper elementary student
Source: The Learning Company
Playing Time:  Half an hour or more depending on how many levels the student wants to go.
Date:  1998
Cost: $ 29.95 http://www.shoptlc.com/produc t.asp?pid=1150   
Number of Players:  1.
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: Windows Version-runs on :  IBM PC and compatibles-486DX/66 MHz or better. With: 16 MB RAM, Hard disk with 12 MB of free disk space, Quad-speed CD-Rom drive, Windows 3.1 or higher, sound card and mouse.  Mac runs on:  PowerPC Mac-66MHz or better.  With:  16 Mb RAM, Hard disk with 12 MB of free disk space, Quad-speed CD-Rom drive, System 7.1 or higher, mouse.
Subject Area: Math
Objectives:  To teach the basic concepts of upper-elementary Math (Whole number computation; fractions; geometry; and Charts, graphs, and tables) through a combination of interactive conceptual manipulative puzles and skill-building arcade-style puzles.
Brief Description:  By solving math puzzles a player collects clues about the mystery of the missing treasures.  Players use logic and deductive reasoning to systematically exclued possible suspects, objects, and locations.  As the player progresses the problems get more difficult and the clues are as straight forward.
Entry Capabilities Required:  Must be able to use a mouse.

Rating: (1-5)

Weak Points:   There were a few points that it was difficult to solve the puzzle becuase it was unclear what the purpose was.  No other real weak points.
Reviewer:  Stephen Colón
Position:  Graduate Student-State College at Potsdam
Date:  March 23, 1999
Computer System Reviewed on:  PowerMac G3 233 with 64 MB RAM.