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Broad Topics > Numbers and the Number System > Representing numbers

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A Story about Absolutely Nothing

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5

This article for the young and old talks about the origins of our number system and the important role zero has to play in it.

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Balance Power

Stage: 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Using balancing scales what is the least number of weights needed to weigh all integer masses from 1 to 1000? Placing some of the weights in the same pan as the object how many are needed?

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Models in Mind

Stage: Early years, 1, 2 and 3

This article looks at how models support mathematical thinking about numbers and the number system

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A Romantic Riddle

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

Read this riddle and see if you can work out how the trees must be planted.

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Multiplication Series: Number Arrays

Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers describes how number arrays can be a useful reprentation for many number concepts.

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Fibonacci's Three Wishes 1

Stage: 2 and 3

First or two articles about Fibonacci, written for students.

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Dotty Six

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways.

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Multiplication Series: Illustrating Number Properties with Arrays

Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers describes how modelling number properties involving multiplication using an array of objects not only allows children to represent their thinking with concrete materials,. . . .