Resources tagged with: Calculators

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Broad Topics > Physical and Digital Manipulatives > Calculators

Four Go for Two

Age 7 to 11
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Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?

Exploring Wild & Wonderful Number Patterns

Age 7 to 11
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EWWNP means Exploring Wild and Wonderful Number Patterns Created by Yourself! Investigate what happens if we create number patterns using some simple rules.

Secret Number

Age 5 to 7
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Annie and Ben are playing a game with a calculator. What was Annie's secret number?

Book Codes

Age 7 to 11
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Look on the back of any modern book and you will find an ISBN code. Take this code and calculate this sum in the way shown. Can you see what the answers always have in common?

Special 24

Age 7 to 11
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Find another number that is one short of a square number and when you double it and add 1, the result is also a square number.

Clever Keys

Age 7 to 11 Short
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On a calculator, make 15 by using only the 2 key and any of the four operations keys. How many ways can you find to do it?

Forgot the Numbers

Age 7 to 11
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On my calculator I divided one whole number by another whole number and got the answer 3.125. If the numbers are both under 50, what are they?

One Million to Seven

Age 7 to 11
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Start by putting one million (1 000 000) into the display of your calculator. Can you reduce this to 7 using just the 7 key and add, subtract, multiply, divide and equals as many times as you like?

A Conversation Piece

Age 7 to 11
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Take the number 6 469 693 230 and divide it by the first ten prime numbers and you'll find the most beautiful, most magic of all numbers. What is it?

Four Go

Age 7 to 11
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This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two of the numbers to multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row?

It's All about 64

Age 7 to 11
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Write the numbers up to 64 in an interesting way so that the shape they make at the end is interesting, different, more exciting ... than just a square.

Reverse Trick

Age 7 to 11
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Tell your friends that you have a strange calculator that turns numbers backwards. What secret number do you have to enter to make 141 414 turn around?

Calculating the Difference: A Discussion of the Use of Calculators in the English Primary Classroom.

Age 5 to 11

Clare Green looks at the role of the calculator in the teaching and learning of primary mathematics.

Mobile Numbers

Age 5 to 11
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In this investigation, you are challenged to make mobile phone numbers which are easy to remember. What happens if you make a sequence adding 2 each time?

Number Pattern Explorations

Age 7 to 14
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Investigate what happens if we create number patterns using some simple rules.

Adding with the Abacus

Age 5 to 16

Nowadays the calculator is very familiar to many of us. What did people do to save time working out more difficult problems before the calculator existed?