Can you decode the mysterious markings on this ancient bone tool?
Stage: 3 Challenge Level:
Try some initial values to start with and do a time trial.
What happens when you make just one of your values larger?
What happens if you make this value smaller?
How will you keep track of what you have tried?
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. More information on many of our other activities
can be found here.