This is a game for 2 players. You should have 16 objects.
Arrange the objects in 4 rows with 7 on the bottom row, then a row of 5, then 3, then 1 at the top.
Players take turns to choose a row and to remove any number of objects from that row.
How many triangles can you find? Look carefully, there may be more than you think!
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This is a game for two players (or a class split into two teams).
Take it in turns to choose one of the numbers 1 to 9. It is now your number and your opponent cannot choose it. Each number can be chosen only once.
To win, be the first to pick 3 numbers that […]
Can you find the chosen number from this square using the clues below?
1. The number is odd.
2. It is a multiple of three.
3. It is smaller than 7 x 4.
4. It has an even tens digit.
5. It is the greater of the two possibilities.
Guides for self-help PD workshops and resources for activity based learning to support teachers in developing more effective and more up-to-date ways of teaching and a deeper understanding of mathematics and pedagogy.
You don’t need an expert leader or any advance preparation. Just use an AIMSSEC workshop guide.
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The picture shows some curves in the family of y = x cubed. Can you find the graph of this function and the equations of the other graphs? In this workshop guide you will find more examples of this type of ‘inverse problem’ where the learner is given information and has to […]
This guide offers many suggestions for practical surveying tasks that can be done without needing any expensive equipment. Applications of trigonometry include measuring the length of your shadow and relating this to the angle of elevation of the sun and the time of day, measuring heights of buildings, trees and towers, navigation, […]
This workshop guide provides learning activities that explore the ways in which arithmetic and geometric series are used in simple and compound interest calculations related to loans (including pay-day loans) , investments, annuities, hire-purchase, inflation etc. and there is an explanation of how APR is calculated. Ideas are given for practical ways […]