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Don't fake it! Let them know you aren't sure about the answer, but you're determined to find it! Write the question down, and look it up later. Or, write it on the board as a challenge for one of the students to figure out. Make it a contest! Most of all, don't pretend you know everything. People can see right through that...even kids!