In this article for teachers, Bernard Bagnall describes how to find digital roots and suggests that they can be worth exploring when confronted by a sequence of numbers.
It starts quite simple but great opportunities for number discoveries and patterns!
This article takes the reader through divisibility tests and how they work. An article to read with pencil and paper to hand.
Bernard Bagnall recommends some primary school problems which use numbers from the environment around us, from clocks to house numbers.
EWWNP means Exploring Wild and Wonderful Number Patterns Created by Yourself! Investigate what happens if we create number patterns using some simple rules.
In this investigation, we look at Pascal's Triangle in a slightly different way - rotated and with the top line of ones taken off.