From Mounts Bay School we had solutions in
from Jamie, Luke, Cory, Luke, Joseph, Ben, Kara, Merrion, Katie,
Ben, Chris, Ellen, Emma, Liam and Heidi. Here are three of
Certain numbers are the same. I think that numbers which are half
of another number have double the amount of trails around the
circle. This happens because when you try the numbers $8$ and $4$
they are exactly the same.
In the middle of each shape there is a perfect square. We can tell
it is a perfect square because the angles are all right angles. We
all figured it out together by looking and trying to do a number
$8$ when we noticed the squares. We did not think it was a
$12$ is equal
$11$ is the same as $1$ except backwards
$10$ is the same as $2$ except backwards
$09$ is the same as $3$ except backwards
$08$ is the same as $4$ except backwards
$07$ is the same as $5$ except backwards
$06$ is just a recurring straight line
All others are in reverse.
The pattern is that as the numbers from $11$ go down, the numbers
which they are the same go up.
At the very end of the month we had two
comments in from Morgan, Sara, Billie and Lucy from Southam St.
James Primary School:
If the number of points are prime, all numbers will work but if the
number of points are not prime all numbers apart from factors of
the number of points will work.
If there's an even number of points odd numbers of steps won't
work. If there's an odd number of points even steps
won't work. If there's a prime number all of them