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 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
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? 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
Imagine we have four bags containing a large number of 1s, 4s, 7s and 10s. What numbers can we make?

Method in Multiplying Madness? 

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
Watch our videos of multiplication methods that you may not have met before. Can you make sense of them?

Always a Multiple? 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
Think of a two digit number, reverse the digits, and add the numbers together. Something special happens...

Take Three from Five 

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
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?