**"Division"**

## Magic Numbers

*By toni On 6 October, 2021 · Leave a Comment*

What patterns do you see in them?

Suppose you have to share 9872 gold coins between 8 people.

You give the coins out in thousands until there are less than 8000 left.

Then you give out one hundred at a time until there are less than 800, then […]

## MD Puzzle

*By toni On 8 January, 2021 · Leave a Comment*

What do you notice about the numbers in this square?

Write numbers in the blank boxes in squares B, C. and D that make the same patterns as in square A.

Cards 1 to 16 all use multiplication or division and give clues about the numbers in squares A, B, C […]

## Tug of War

*By toni On 29 August, 2020 · Leave a Comment*

Do you prefer the game if you change the rules so you only have to reach +13 or -13 to win, and it’s OK to overshoot? Why?

In the TUG MUCH HARDER GAME you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the 2 scores (in either order). […]

## TARGET GAMES COLLECTION suitable for all ages

*By toni On 16 May, 2020 · Leave a Comment*

GAMES FOR A GROUP OR CLASS OF ANY SIZE

See the Home Learning Guide to find the best game for your group. All the games are played in a similar way but with variations of scoring systems.

You will need a 0 to 9 spinner or ten cards. See instructions for […]

## Target 4 by 2 Division

*By toni On 15 May, 2020 · Leave a Comment*

Another TARGET game for any number of players or for the whole class as a lesson starter. You want to win so THINK MATHEMATICALLY. To get near to the target of 100 you must get

roughly 100×2-digit number = 4-digit number.

Think what that means for the tens digit in the 2 digit number and […]

## Target Division

*By toni On 15 May, 2020 · Leave a Comment*

A game for any number of players. You want to win so THINK MATHEMATICALLY!

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 […]

## Spot the Mistakes Puzzles

*By toni On 24 April, 2020 · Leave a Comment*

There are some mistakes and some correct methods and correct answers.

Find the mistakes and write out the correct calculation using that method.

Explain how and why the methods that get the correct answers work.

Click here for a 3 digit by 2 digit […]

## Divide Divide

*By toni On 18 April, 2020 · Leave a Comment*

Fractions, decimals and percentages are three different ways of writing the same number and it is important that we can convert one form into another.

Divide 2 by 11 to get the decimal fraction equivalent to the common fraction two elevenths . Carry on dividing until you see a patttern. Will this […]

## More Magic Numbers

*By toni On 20 February, 2020 · Leave a Comment*

Complete the calculations in the first list. Then use your answers to find the numbers to fill the boxes in the second list.

What do you notice about the connections between the equations: ☐ × 8 + 1 = 9 etc. and the calculations: (9 – 1) ÷ 8 […]

## Chancy Operations Games

*By toni On 11 November, 2016 · Leave a Comment*

This collection of 6 games gives practice in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers and you can easily adapt them to include negative numbers and decimals. To win these games you will need to understand place value and how the calculations work and be able to estimate the results of calculations. These […]

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