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.
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 […]
Practical activities like shaking hands, taking 2 books from a shelf and drawing the mystic rose pattern lead to understanding how to find the sum of a series and how and why different methods lead to the same result. These activities give learners the opportunity to develop logical thinking, and problem solving […]
If the output is 7 what was the input?
In Function 2, a is constant. If the input is 4 what is the output?
The functions from Function Machines 1 & 2 are combined to give Function […]
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What does this information tell you about the graphs of the 5 functions
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The graphs and some properties of seven quadratic functions are given here.
The equation of each function is given in three different forms.
Match the graph of each function with the matching equations and properties.
This activitiy is linked to Quadratic Matching 1 which you […]
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What do you notice?
To explain how the patterns of numbers arise:
Either multiply by (10 – 1) instead of multiplying by 9
or use the table below, first completing the calculations on each line.