Imagine we have four bags containing a large number of 1s, 4s, 7s and 10s. What numbers can we make?
Polygons drawn on square dotty paper have dots on their perimeter
(p) and often internal (i) ones as well. Find a relationship
between p, i and the area of the polygons.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Charlie has made a Magic V. Can you use his example to make some more? And how about Magic Ls, Ns and Ws?
Take three whole numbers. The differences between them give you
three new numbers. Find the differences between the new numbers and
keep repeating this. What happens?
Many numbers can be expressed as the sum of two or more consecutive integers. For example, 15=7+8 and 10=1+2+3+4. Can you say which numbers can be expressed in this way?
It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but
what if they were tilted?
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair
game by adding odd and even numbers?
Choose four consecutive whole numbers. Multiply the first and last numbers together. Multiply the middle pair together. What do you notice?
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore
probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.