Resources tagged with: Calculators

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Broad Topics > Physical and Digital Manipulatives > Calculators

Dating Made Easier

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

If a sum invested gains 10% each year how long before it has doubled its value?

Adding All Nine

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Make a set of numbers that use all the digits from 1 to 9, once and once only. Add them up. The result is divisible by 9. Add each of the digits in the new number. What is their sum? Now try some. . . .

Triangle Incircle Iteration

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Keep constructing triangles in the incircle of the previous triangle. What happens?

Largest Product

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Which set of numbers that add to 10 have the largest product?

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?

Number Pattern Explorations

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Investigate what happens if we create number patterns using some simple rules.

Round and Round and Round

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Where will the point stop after it has turned through 30 000 degrees? I took out my calculator and typed 30 000 ÷ 360. How did this help?

Decimal Time

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Use the clocks to investigate French decimal time in this problem. Can you see how this time system worked?