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### The History of Negative Numbers

##### Stage: 3, 4 and 5

This article -useful for teachers and learners - gives a short account of the history of negative numbers.

### Negative Numbers

##### Stage: 3

A brief history of negative numbers throughout the ages

### Negatively Triangular

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How many intersections do you expect from four straight lines ? Which three lines enclose a triangle with negative co-ordinates for every point ?

### Strange Bank Account (part 2)

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Investigate different ways of making £5 at Charlie's bank.

### Vector Racer

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.

### Strange Bank Account

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Imagine a very strange bank account where you are only allowed to do two things...

### Connect Three

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you be the first to complete a row of three?

### Making Sense of Positives and Negatives

##### Stage: 3

This article suggests some ways of making sense of calculations involving positive and negative numbers.

### Adding and Subtracting Positive and Negative Numbers

##### Stage: 3

How can we help students make sense of addition and subtraction of negative numbers?

### First Connect Three for Two

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.

### Missing Multipliers

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

What is the smallest number of answers you need to reveal in order to work out the missing headers?

### Up, Down, Flying Around

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Play this game to learn about adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers

### Minus One Two Three

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Substitute -1, -2 or -3, into an algebraic expression and you'll get three results. Is it possible to tell in advance which of those three will be the largest ?

### Pair Sums

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Five numbers added together in pairs produce: 0, 2, 4, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15 What are the five numbers?

### First Connect Three

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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?

### Consecutive Numbers

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.

### Weights

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Different combinations of the weights available allow you to make different totals. Which totals can you make?

### Consecutive Negative Numbers

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Do you notice anything about the solutions when you add and/or subtract consecutive negative numbers?

### Playing Connect Three

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

In this game the winner is the first to complete a row of three. Are some squares easier to land on than others?