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# More Mathematical Activities

### A Resource Book for Teachers

Paperback Published: 5th August 1985
ISBN: 9780521319515
Number Of Pages: 204
For Ages: 7 - 11 years old

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This book follows the successful Mathematical Activities by the same author and has been written to provide teachers with further ideas to enrich their teaching of mathematics. It contains 127 investigations, puzzles, games and practical activities together with a commentary which provides solutions and additional ideas. These activities are suitable for use with children from age nine upwards to stimulate their interest and encourage mathematical thinking.

 Preface Make a folding tetrahedron Six pyramids make a cube Three pyramids make a cube The Shinsei Mystery The car jam The flight controller's nightmare The vanishing act Mystifying matchsticks Calculator cricket Generating straight-line motion Make a mobile to defy gravity The triangular building site Ring the triangle K9 or one man and his dog The anti-litter campaign The railcar terminus Paving the patio Make a twistable tetrahedral torus Seeing is believing Spot the pattern Investigations on a 5 x 5 pinboard Chessboard tours Mind stretching One step forward, march! Coin magic The persistent frog Tidy that bookshelf! Square a Greek cross The fuel delivery Fair shares Move a queen Rolling cubes Make yourself a harmonograph Make a matchbox computer More matchstick mindbenders Tails up! Dovetailed Impossible rotations! Problems of single line working Solitaire All change Pegs progress Pinboard triangles Rigid structures in two dimensions Rigid structures in three dimensions A lover's ultimatum! Only four lines! Dividing the inheritance Triangulating a square Who is 'it'? Find the cards on the table Reafforestation The rolling cube game Two at a time The prisoner's perambulations Crossed lines Bridging the river Crossing the desert Can you help the motorway designer? Who nobbled the racehorse? Court card capers Heads and tails The chapel hymnboard Find the radius of the circle As easy as ABC Fill the corners The end of the world! How many will you take? Envelopes of curves Four more ways to form an ellipse Parabolas The snowflake curves The staircase paradox Historical estimates What was the sum? Prelude to a marathon Dr Numerati's telephone number A magic diamond Palindromic dates The sponsored marathon A calculator crossword Variable based triangles Multiplying by three The hydrocarbons Designing a new dartboard The car importer Look before you leap! Find the digits The effect of inflation Octogenarian occupations Prime factors Remove a rectangle Subtraction to addition A Russian two-step Magic squares revisited Do you know your birthday? What scores are possible? The elusive digit Chains of cube sums Prime magic Surprise, surprise! Identical twins, quads and triplets Squares and cubes Calculator golf Fox and geese All present Postage due Ann's tower Reconstructing the manor house The blanket box Three in a line Topsy-turvy Divisibility Calculator challenges The Giant and the Dwarfs Rhyme around The Ruby wedding The medieval courtyard Fill the gaps Find the route 501 up! One, two, three, four, five ... Crossed ladders Target Ones and zeros A cautionary tale Another calculator crossword Further resources Index Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521319515
ISBN-10: 052131951X
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 7 - 11 years old