Play this game to learn about adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers
The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?
In this game the winner is the first to complete a row of three. Are some squares easier to land on than others?
Do you notice anything about the solutions when you add and/or
subtract consecutive negative numbers?
How can we help students make sense of addition and subtraction of negative numbers?
Different combinations of the weights available allow you to make different totals. Which totals can you make?
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
couldn't be fun?
Think of a two digit number, reverse the digits, and add the numbers together. Something special happens...
While offering students a chance to practise addition in an engaging context, there will also be opportunities to appreciate the effect of combining odd and even numbers.
Imagine a very strange bank account where you are only allowed to do two things...
Investigate different ways of making £5 at Charlie's bank.
By selecting digits for an addition grid, what targets can you make?
What happens when you add a three digit number to its reverse?
How many different differences can you make?
A collection of short Stage 3 problems on place value, integers, ordering and rounding.