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Using, Applying and Reasoning about Mathematics > Recording mathematics

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use two dice to generate two numbers with one decimal place. What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What happens when you round these three-digit numbers to the nearest 100?

##### Age 5 to 11

Bernard Bagnall discusses the importance of valuing young
children's mathematical representations in this article for
teachers.

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Have a go at balancing this equation. Can you find different ways of doing it?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

This activity involves rounding four-digit numbers to the nearest thousand.

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you work out some different ways to balance this equation?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you complete this calculation by filling in the missing numbers? In how many different ways can you do it?

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Here are some short problems for you to try. Talk to your friends about how you work them out.

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

How could you arrange at least two dice in a stack so that the total of the visible spots is 18?

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

How could you put these three beads into bags? How many different ways can you do it? How could you record what you've done?

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

This challenging activity involves finding different ways to distribute fifteen items among four sets, when the sets must include three, four, five and six items.

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

This challenge extends the Plants investigation so now four or more children are involved.

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Three children are going to buy some plants for their birthdays. They will plant them within circular paths. How could they do this?

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Swap the stars with the moons, using only knights' moves (as on a
chess board). What is the smallest number of moves possible?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Explore Alex's number plumber. What questions would you like to ask? What do you think is happening to the numbers?

##### Age 5 to 14

This article, written for teachers, looks at the different kinds of
recordings encountered in Primary Mathematics lessons and the
importance of not jumping to conclusions!