If you had any number of ordinary dice, what are the possible ways
of making their totals 6? What would the product of the dice be
Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level
You might like to start with $5$. Follow the operations in order -
add $3$, multiply by $5$, take away $2$. What comes out?
How could you get from $2$
to $22$ ? Will those same operations turn $3$ into $28$?
The NRICH Project aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners. To support this aim, members of the
NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to
embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice.