Sprouts Explained

This article invites you to get familiar with a strategic game called "sprouts". The game is simple enough for younger children to understand, and has also provided experienced mathematicians with significant food for thought.

A paradox is a statement that seems to be both untrue and true at the same time. This article looks at a few examples and challenges you to investigate them for yourself.

Weekly Problem 48 - 2006

Weekly problem 48 - 2006

Take Three Numbers

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Choose any two odd numbers and one even number, such as $3, 5$ and $2$.

How would you like to represent these numbers?

Try adding them together and draw/make the representation of their sum.