In this article for teachers, Bernard Bagnall describes how to find
digital roots and suggests that they can be worth exploring when
confronted by a sequence of numbers.
In a square in which the houses are evenly spaced, numbers 3 and 10
are opposite each other. What is the smallest and what is the
largest possible number of houses in the square?
When Charlie asked his grandmother how old she is, he didn't get a
straightforward reply! Can you work out how old she is?
This challenge encourages you to explore dividing a three-digit number by a single-digit number.
Look on the back of any modern book and you will find an ISBN code. Take this code and calculate this sum in the way shown. Can you see what the answers always have in common?
Can you order the digits from 1-6 to make a number which is
divisible by 6 so when the last digit is removed it becomes a
5-figure number divisible by 5, and so on?
Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears
can they share so that there are none left over?
A game that tests your understanding of remainders.