These two group activities use mathematical reasoning - one is
numerical, one geometric.
An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.
EWWNP means Exploring Wild and Wonderful Number Patterns Created by Yourself! Investigate what happens if we create number patterns using some simple rules.
In the circle of numbers below each adjoining pair adds to make a square number:
$14 + 2 = 16, 2 + 7 = 9, 7 + 9 = 16$
and so on.
Can you make a similar - but larger - cycle of pairs that each add to make a square number, using all the numbers in the box below, once and once only?