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The game can easily be adapted to 2-digit or 3-digit numbers or […]
For the TARGET 1000 version you divide a 4-digit number by a 1-digit number. Think about aiming for an answer near 1000, so how do you choose the thousands digit and the single number?
For the simpler TARGET […]
You will need a set of 10 cards numbered 0 to 9 or a […]
You want to win so THINK MATHEMATICALLY! You want to get the answer to the subtraction close to 1000. So make your top number about ONE THOUSAND more than the bottom number.
You will need a set […]
Now shift the 4 times table up 3 to give 7, 11, 15, 19, 23, … 83, 87, 91, …
Which tables were shifted to give the following sequences? By how much? Explain […]
Draw a scale diagram and use it to find an approximate value of the vertical height (h) climbed by the cable car.
In your kitchen or in a supermarket, look at the information on labels on unopened packages and discover how heavy the items are. Some small items may be labelled in grams and other items will be labelled in kilograms.
The photos […]
We start from this definition:
A parallelogram is a quadrilateral with both pairs of opposite edges parallel.
In this investigation you will discover some other properties of parallelograms.
Step 1: Use two different width rulers to draw a parallelogram on tracing or baking paper.
Make sure that it is […]
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 […]
The lattice points are where the lines intersect. How many interior lattice points do your lines go through?
Draw more grids. Before you draw the diagonals, can you predict how many lattice points they will go through? How do you know?
A point whose […]