Answer: First, you have to back it up.
This joke/riddle appeared on children's math worksheets in relation to solving riddles while trying to improve their math problem solving ability.
Math with pizzazz provide puzzle activities designed to allow students to construct a joke or unscramble the answer to a riddle in the process of checking their answers.
The humor operates as an incentive because the students don't get the punchline until they complete the exercises.
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