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 […]
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 […]
In the TUG MUCH HARDER GAME you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the 2 scores (in either order). […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
There are some mistakes and some correct methods and correct answers.
Find the mistakes and write out the correct calculation using that method.
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 […]
What do you notice about the connections between the equations: ☐ × 8 + 1 = 9 etc. and the calculations: (9 – 1) ÷ 8 […]
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 […]