Reasoning with Numbers

Reasoning with Numbers

Here are a variety of numerical activities that will challenge you to explore, explain and reason mathematically.

Magic Letters 

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level
Charlie has made a Magic V. Can you use his example to make some more? And how about Magic Ls, Ns and Ws?

What Numbers Can We Make? 

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level
Imagine we have four bags containing a large number of 1s, 4s, 7s and 10s. What numbers can we make?

Method in Multiplying Madness? 

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level
Watch our videos of multiplication methods that you may not have met before. Can you make sense of them?

Always a Multiple? 

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level
Think of a two digit number, reverse the digits, and add the numbers together. Something special happens...

Take Three from Five 

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level
Caroline and James pick sets of five numbers. Charlie chooses three of them that add together to make a multiple of three. Can they stop him?