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Broad Topics > Numbers and the Number System > Reading and writing numbers

### That Number Square!

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Exploring the structure of a number square: how quickly can you put the number tiles in the right place on the grid?

### Dotty Six

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Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways.

### Number Match

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A task which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.

### Sept 03

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What is the last digit of the number 1 / 5^903 ?

### Six Times Five

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How many six digit numbers are there which DO NOT contain a 5?

### Which Scripts?

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There are six numbers written in five different scripts. Can you sort out which is which?

### Dotty Six for Two

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Dotty Six game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have three sixes in a straight line?

### Matching Numbers

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Can you find different ways of showing the same number? Try this matching game and see!

### Dominoes Environment

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These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.

### Numbers and Notation - Ambiguities and Confusions

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While musing about the difficulties children face in comprehending number structure, notation, etc., it occured to the author that there is a vast array of occasions when numbers and signs are used. . . .

### Stone Age Counting

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What could these drawings, found in a cave in Spain, represent?

### Lastly - Well

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What are the last two digits of 2^(2^2003)?

### The Codabar Check

##### Stage: 3

This article explains how credit card numbers are defined and the check digit serves to verify their accuracy.

### Mini-max

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Consider all two digit numbers (10, 11, . . . ,99). In writing down all these numbers, which digits occur least often, and which occur most often ? What about three digit numbers, four digit numbers. . . .

### Lesser Digits

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How many positive integers less than or equal to 4000 can be written down without using the digits 7, 8 or 9?