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Summing Consecutive Numbers

Many numbers can be expressed as the sum of two or more consecutive integers. For example, 15=7+8 and 10=1+2+3+4. Can you say which numbers can be expressed in this way?

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Squares from Diagonals

Stage: 3 and 4

This resource is part of "Dotty Grids - Drawing Polygons"


I wonder what maths we can do on dotty paper...

This video might give you some ideas.



Play with the dotted grid below, or print out some dotty paper.