# Resources tagged with: Reading, writing and representing numbers

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Broad Topics > The Number System and Place Value > Reading, writing and representing numbers

### Roman Numerals

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

Can you find some examples when the number of Roman numerals is fewer than the number of Arabic numerals for the same number?

### A Romantic Riddle

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

Read this riddle and see if you can work out how the trees must be planted.

### That Number Square!

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

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

### Lucky Numbers

##### Age 5 to 11

This article for pupils explores what makes numbers special or lucky, and looks at the numbers that are all around us every day.

### Number Match

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

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

### Which Scripts?

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

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

### Dotty Six for Two

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

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

### Multiplication Series: Number Arrays

##### Age 5 to 11

This article for teachers describes how number arrays can be a useful representation for many number concepts.

### Amount

##### Age 5 to 11

These tasks will help learners develop their understanding of place value, particularly giving them opportunities to express numbers as amounts.

### Activities on the Gattegno Chart

##### Age 5 to 11

In this article, Alf outlines six activities using the Gattegno chart, which help to develop understanding of place value, multiplication and division.

### Models in Mind

##### Age 3 to 14

This article looks at how models support mathematical thinking about numbers and the number system

### Dotty Six

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

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

### Three Neighbours

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

Look at three 'next door neighbours' amongst the counting numbers. Add them together. What do you notice?

### Adding and Subtracting Positive and Negative Numbers

##### Age 11 to 14

How can we help students make sense of addition and subtraction of negative numbers?

### Numbers Numbers Everywhere!

##### Age 5 to 11

Bernard Bagnall recommends some primary school problems which use numbers from the environment around us, from clocks to house numbers.

### Dominoes Environment

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

These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.

### Multiplication Series: Illustrating Number Properties with Arrays

##### Age 5 to 11

This article for teachers describes how modelling number properties involving multiplication using an array of objects not only allows children to represent their thinking with concrete materials,. . . .

### Balance Power

##### Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

Using balancing scales what is the least number of weights needed to weigh all integer masses from 1 to 1000? Placing some of the weights in the same pan as the object how many are needed?

### A Story about Absolutely Nothing

##### Age 7 to 18

This article for the young and old talks about the origins of our number system and the important role zero has to play in it.

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

I added together some of my neighbours' house numbers. Can you explain the patterns I noticed?

### Fibonacci's Three Wishes 1

##### Age 7 to 14

First or two articles about Fibonacci, written for students.

### Number Lines in Disguise

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

Some of the numbers have fallen off Becky's number line. Can you figure out what they were?