Resources tagged with: Pack of cards

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There are 7 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Pack of cards, you may find related items under Physical and Digital Manipulatives.

Broad Topics > Physical and Digital Manipulatives > Pack of cards

Counting Cards

Age 7 to 11
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A magician took a suit of thirteen cards and held them in his hand face down. Every card he revealed had the same value as the one he had just finished spelling. How did this work?

Spot the Card

Age 14 to 16
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It is possible to identify a particular card out of a pack of 15 with the use of some mathematical reasoning. What is this reasoning and can it be applied to other numbers of cards?

Wild Jack

Age 7 to 11
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A game for 2 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.

Odds and Threes

Age 7 to 11
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A game for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.

Poker Bingo

Age 5 to 11
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A game played with a standard pack of cards.


Age 11 to 14
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A simple game of patience which often comes out. Can you explain why?

Stop or Dare

Age 7 to 16
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All you need for this game is a pack of cards. While you play the game, think about strategies that will increase your chances of winning.