Good Ideas for Number

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The activities in this book from Polygon Resources focus on number and encourage students to develop and refine their own methods of calculation, and offer opportunities for practice of arithmetic skills.

Counter Grid is an investigation into the different totals that can be made by addition using the digits one, two, four and eight.

ISBN describes how books are identified by their unique ISBN and asks students to investigate what the numbers mean.

Consecutive Numbers investigates sums of consecutive numbers.

Magic Sums asks students to explore what happens to two digit numbers under certain conditions.

Grid Totals explores the totals of products made by multiplication of pairs of numbers on a two by two grid.

Multiplication Maximums asks how three single digit numbers can be used to make numbers that can be multiplied together to give the largest possible answer.

Arithmagons investigates number patterns and relationships leading to algebraic solutions in spatial arrangements.

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