In this game you throw two dice and find their total, then move the appropriate counter to the right. Which counter reaches the purple box first? Is this what you would expect?
Does a graph of the triangular numbers cross a graph of the six
times table? If so, where? Will a graph of the square numbers cross
the times table too?
Tim's class collected data about all their pets. Can you put the
animal names under each column in the block graph using the
Ideas for practical ways of representing data such as Venn and
Ten cards are put into five envelopes so that there are two cards in each envelope. The sum of the numbers inside it is written on each envelope. What numbers could be inside the envelopes?
Anna and Becky put one purple cube and two yellow cubes into a bag
to play a game. Is the game fair? Explain your answer.
How many different sets of numbers with at least four members can
you find in the numbers in this box?
In a race the odds are: 2 to 1 against the rhinoceros winning and 3 to 2 against the hippopotamus winning. What are the odds against the elephant winning if the race is fair?
The graph represents a salesman’s area of activity with the
shops that the salesman must visit each day. What route around the
shops has the minimum total distance?
In a league of 5 football teams which play in a round robin
tournament show that it is possible for all five teams to be league
A manager of a forestry company has to decide which trees to plant.
What strategy for planting and felling would you recommend to the
manager in order to maximise the profit?
Chris and Jo put two red and four blue ribbons in a box. They each
pick a ribbon from the box without looking. Jo wins if the two
ribbons are the same colour. Is the game fair?
Learn how to use composite bar charts in Excel.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to investigate differences between four
numbers. Which set of start numbers give the longest run before
becoming 0 0 0 0?
Several procedures to think about but there are several things you
can do to help yourself such as breaking the procedures down
stepwise (rather than into smaller peices) What does the first line
do?. . . .