Reasoning with Numbers

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Reasoning with Numbers

Here are a variety of numerical activities that will challenge you to explore, explain and reason mathematically.

Magic Letters link

Magic Letters 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Charlie has made a Magic V. Can you use his example to make some more? And how about Magic Ls, Ns and Ws?

What Numbers Can We Make? link

What Numbers Can We Make? 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Imagine we have four bags containing a large number of 1s, 4s, 7s and 10s. What numbers can we make?

Method in Multiplying Madness? link

Method in Multiplying Madness? 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Watch our videos of multiplication methods that you may not have met before. Can you make sense of them?

Always a Multiple? link

Always a Multiple? 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Think of a two digit number, reverse the digits, and add the numbers together. Something special happens...

Take Three from Five link

Take Three from Five 

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Caroline and James pick sets of five numbers. Charlie chooses three of them that add together to make a multiple of three. Can they stop him?