## Making Maths Activities Advent Calendar

*By toni On November 28, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

Click on Advent Calendar to go to the NRICH website to find 24 Making Maths activities. These are equally good for all the year round.

You will find instructions for making all sorts of mathematical models and learning aids from very cheap materials that will help you to learn, understand and enjoy mathematics […]

## Mathematical Games Advent Calendar

*By toni On November 28, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

This month we have a link to an Advent Calendar on the NRICH website which gives you a mathematical game when you click on any day in December up to Christmas Eve.

Some of the games you can play on the computer but for many of them do not need a […]

## Grades 11 to 12 – Almost Total Inequality?

*By toni On November 27, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

When x is zero, A is greater than both B and C

For what other values of x is A the greatest?

For what values of x is B the greatest ?

For what values of x is C the greatest?

Is there a value of x when neither A nor B nor C […]

## Grades 9-11 Exponents

*By Ben Walker On November 24, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

Working either in small groups or as a whole-class activity, you will be given two sets of small cards. On one set expressions, such as 68 ÷ 64, are given. On the other set single values, such as 64, are given. Work out the value of the cards using the laws of exponents or […]

## Grades 6 to 8 Our Names

*By toni On November 23, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

The diagram shows a tally chart and bar graph done by Adam and Mary for their class. Adam’s name had the most common initial letter and Mary’s the least common.

Make a list of the first names of all the learners in your class. What do you notice about […]

## Grades 7 to 9 Travel to School

*By toni On November 23, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

The table shows data about how learners in the UK travel to school.

Which is the most popular way of getting to school for primary pupils? How about for secondary pupils?

Can you think of any reasons why these might be different?

Which is the most common way of travelling to […]

## Grades 8 to 11 – M, M and M

*By toni On November 23, 2016 · 7 Comments*

Can you find all the sets of five positive whole numbers that have

a mean of 4

a median of 3

and a mode of 3?

One solution is 3, 3, 3 ,5 and 6 and there are several other solutions.

When you have found some solutions make […]

## Grades 7 to 10 Car Racing

*By toni On November 23, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

The graph shows the distance along a race track for two racing cars as they approach a bend in a race. Copy the table below, take readings from the graph and fill in the table for the first 10 seconds.

How far does each car go in the 3rd second? How far […]

## Grades 7 to 9 Ratty

*By toni On November 22, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

If you know the sizes of the angles marked with coloured dots in the diagram which angles can you find by calculation? Explain your reasoning.

If you also know that AB and CD are parallel which angles can you find?

What extra information do you need to find all the numbered angles?

[…]

## Grades 9 to 12 Undoing

*By toni On November 20, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

Amy and her friends have built some functions and they are challenging each other to find the input when they know an output.

They think the inputs to their functions giving the output 10 are 5 for Amy’s function, 4 for Busi’s, for Chris’s and for Dudu’s. Do you agree? Why or […]

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