### Exploring Wild & Wonderful Number Patterns

EWWNP means Exploring Wild and Wonderful Number Patterns Created by Yourself! Investigate what happens if we create number patterns using some simple rules.

### I'm Eight

Find a great variety of ways of asking questions which make 8.

### Sending Cards

This challenge asks you to investigate the total number of cards that would be sent if four children send one to all three others. How many would be sent if there were five children? Six?

# Four Go

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Draw a number line on a piece of paper, marked from $0$ to $20$, like this:

(You could print off this sheet which has several number lines drawn on it.)

This challenge is a game for two players.  The first player chooses two numbers in this grid and either multiplies or divides them.

He or she then marks the answer to the calculation on the number line.The second player then chooses two numbers and either $\times$ or $\div$, and marks that number in a different colour on the number line.

If the answer is too big or too small to be marked on the number line, the player misses a go.

The winner is the player to get four marks in a row with none of their opponent's marks in between.

What good ways do you have of winning the game?

Does it matter if you go first or second?

[This game is adapted from a SMILE Centre card.]