Each player has 5 counters, bottle tops, buttons or stones that look different from the counters used by the other player.
To win the player must be the first to get his or her 5 counters […]
GAMES FOR THE WHOLE CLASS
GAMES FOR 2 PLAYERS
Give a proof linked to this picture of the formula $a^2 – b^2 = (a + b)(a – b)$ .
2. What do you notice about the difference between squares of consecutive numbers?
Compare the differences between squares of numbers that differ by 1 […]
These straight lines form a family and the curves that you see, called envelopes, are tangent to each line in the family.
Draw two base lines and mark the same number of points at equal distances along each line. Join the outermost point on one base […]
Start by watching the video https://youtu.be/B2dkNPaTmDY
The class will make poster of a stage […]
2. What is the area enclosed by the stage 2 squareflake? What about the stages 3 and 4 squareflakes?
3. If replacing each line segment on the edge with the zig-zag is […]
Take a large piece of backing paper, and either draw an equilateral triangle with edges of length 27 cm or cut a triangle from coloured paper and stick it on […]
In March 2014 and February 2015 Bubblz the Mathematical Clown and the Pyraloons built Guinness World Record breaking Balloon Model Sierpinski Pyramids to raise funds for AIMSSEC. The photo shows the triumphant team in a shopping mall in Cambridge, UK and their 6.5 metre high pyramid.
The smallest pyramid is made from […]
Image starting with an equilateral triangle and replacing each edge by a zig-zag curve made up of 4 pieces. Each of the 4 pieces is one third of the length of the line segment it replaces so it looks as if equilateral triangles have been attached to the shape. Now imagine repeating […]
Shade the hexagons where the number inside is odd all in one colour. Using a contrasting colour, […]