There are 12 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Sorting data, you may find related items under Handling, Processing and Representing Data.Broad Topics > Handling, Processing and Representing Data > Sorting data
Sara and Will were sorting some pictures of shapes on cards. "I'll collect the circles," said Sara. "I'll take the red ones," answered Will. Can you see any cards they would both want?
This activity focuses on similarities and differences between shapes.
You are organising a school trip and you need to write a letter to parents to let them know about the day. Use the cards to gather all the information you need.
Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?
Try grouping the dominoes in the ways described. Are there any left over each time? Can you explain why?
Guess the Houses game for an adult and child. Can you work out which house your partner has chosen by asking good questions?
If Tom wants to learn to cook his favourite supper, he needs to make a schedule so that everything is ready at the same time.
This task depends on learners sharing reasoning, listening to opinions, reflecting and pulling ideas together.
What do you think is the same about these two Logic Blocks? What others do you think go with them in the set?
In this problem, we're going to find sets of letter shapes that go together.
Can you sort numbers into sets? Can you give each set a name?
Four children were sharing a set of twenty-four butterfly cards. Are there any cards they all want? Are there any that none of them want?