Place four pebbles on the sand in the form of a square. Keep adding as few pebbles as necessary to double the area. How many extra pebbles are added each time?
Make a set of numbers that use all the digits from 1 to 9, once and
once only. Add them up. The result is divisible by 9. Add each of
the digits in the new number. What is their sum? Now try some other
possibilities for yourself!
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
It has been a while since she has used a calculator and she
multiplies the cost (in pounds, using the decimal point for the
pence) instead of adding them.
At the checkout she says, "So that's £7.11" and the
checkout man, correctly adding the items, agrees.
Find four possible prices of the items.