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There are **29** NRICH Mathematical resources connected to **Recording**, you may find related items under Thinking mathematically.

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### What Could It Be?

In this calculation, the box represents a missing digit. What could the digit be? What would the solution be in each case?

Age 5 to 7

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### Multiply Multiples 3

Have a go at balancing this equation. Can you find different ways of doing it?

Age 7 to 11

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### Round the Dice Decimals 1

Use two dice to generate two numbers with one decimal place. What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

Age 7 to 11

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### Round the Three Dice

What happens when you round these three-digit numbers to the nearest 100?

Age 7 to 11

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### Round the Dice Decimals 2

What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

Age 7 to 11

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### Round the Four Dice

This activity involves rounding four-digit numbers to the nearest thousand.

Age 7 to 11

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### Multiply Multiples 2

Can you work out some different ways to balance this equation?

Age 7 to 11

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### Multiply Multiples 1

Can you complete this calculation by filling in the missing numbers? In how many different ways can you do it?

Age 7 to 11

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### Two Spinners

What two-digit numbers can you make with these two dice? What can't you make?

Age 5 to 7

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### Dice in a Corner

How could you arrange at least two dice in a stack so that the total of the visible spots is 18?

Age 7 to 11

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### How Do You See It?

Here are some short problems for you to try. Talk to your friends about how you work them out.

Age 5 to 11

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### Beads and Bags

How could you put these three beads into bags? How many different ways can you do it? How could you record what you've done?

Age 5 to 11

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### The Tall Tower

As you come down the ladders of the Tall Tower you collect useful spells. Which way should you go to collect the most spells?

Age 5 to 7

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### A City of Towers

In this town, houses are built with one room for each person. There are some families of seven people living in the town. In how many different ways can they build their houses?

Age 5 to 7

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### Plants

Three children are going to buy some plants for their birthdays. They will plant them within circular paths. How could they do this?

Age 5 to 14

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### Children's Thinking

Dr Sue Gifford outlines different ways in which you might capture young children's mathematical thinking and how to send samples to NRICH.

Age 3 to 5

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### Young Children's Mathematical Recording

In this article, Janine Davenall reflects on children's personalised mathematical recordings as part of a small research project based in her Reception class.

Age 3 to 7

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### Primary Children's Mathematical Recording

This article for teachers outlines different types of recording, depending on the purpose and audience.

Age 3 to 11

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### More Plant Spaces

This challenging activity involves finding different ways to distribute fifteen items among four sets, when the sets must include three, four, five and six items.

Age 7 to 14

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### More Children and Plants

This challenge extends the Plants investigation so now four or more children are involved.

Age 7 to 14

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### Children's Mathematical Graphics: Understanding the Key Concept

In this article for teachers, Elizabeth Carruthers and Maulfry Worthington explore the differences between 'recording mathematics' and 'representing mathematical thinking'.

Age 5 to 7

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### Children's Mathematical Writing

Bernard Bagnall discusses the importance of valuing young children's mathematical representations in this article for teachers.

Age 5 to 11

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### Junior Frogs

Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?

Age 5 to 11

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### Knights Moving

Can you swap the black knights with the white knights in the minimum number of moves?

Age 16 to 18

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### Pupils' Recording or Pupils Recording

This article, written for teachers, looks at the different kinds of recordings encountered in Primary Mathematics lessons and the importance of not jumping to conclusions!

Age 5 to 14

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### Knight's Swap

Swap the stars with the moons, using only knights' moves (as on a chess board). What is the smallest number of moves possible?

Age 7 to 11

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