Sissa cleverly asked the King for a reward that sounded quite modest but turned out to be rather large...
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
couldn't be fun?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your oponent.
Bluey-green, white and transparent squares with a few odd bits of
shapes around the perimeter. But, how many squares are there of
each type in the complete circle? Study the picture and make. . . .
Can you work out how many of each kind of pencil this student
In this twist on the well-known Countdown numbers game, use your knowledge of Powers and Roots to make a target.
Unmultiply is a game of quick estimation. You need to find two numbers that multiply together to something close to the given target - fast! 10 levels with a high scores table.
Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?
How many generations would link an evolutionist to a very distant
Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.
Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.
How might you use mathematics to improve your chances of guessing the number of sweets in a jar?
Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?
10 graphs of experimental data are given. Can you use a spreadsheet to find algebraic graphs which match them closely, and thus discover the formulae most likely to govern the underlying processes?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts.
Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size
Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.