Would you rather: Have 10% of £5 or 75% of 80p? Be given 60% of 2 pizzas or 26% of 5 pizzas?
Find the exact difference between the largest ball and the smallest ball on the Hepta Tree and then use this to work out the MAGIC NUMBER!
A political commentator summed up an election result. Given that there were just four candidates and that the figures quoted were exact find the number of votes polled for each candidate.
In this article, Alf outlines six activities using the Gattegno chart, which help to develop understanding of place value, multiplication and division.
Go through the maze, collecting and losing your money as you go. Which route gives you the highest return? And the lowest?
In my local town there are three supermarkets which each has a special deal on some products. If you bought all your shopping in one shop, where would be the cheapest?
Can you find the pairs that represent the same amount of money?
Can you match pairs of fractions, decimals and percentages, and beat your previous scores?
Tim and Beth both have a string of flags. Use the percentages to find out who has the most flags.
Charlie thinks that a six comes up less often than the other numbers on the dice. Have a look at the results of the test his class did to see if he was right.
Can you match the cards and figure out whether the tabloid headlines can be trusted?
For teachers. Yet more school maths from long ago-interest and percentages.
A task involving the equivalence between fractions, percentages and decimals which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.
When Charlie retires, he's looking forward to the quiet life, whereas Alison wants a busy and exciting retirement. Can you advise them on where they should go?