Posted by Peter on 4th September 2008

Free maths worksheet: year 1 investigating numbers

Free maths worksheet from mathsblog.co.uk: investigating numbers

shape1Here is a follow up to a simple number investigation using 3 boxes and some buttons. It looks at how many different ways 10 buttons can be placed in 3 boxes.

Much the best way to do this is practically and it is a suitable activity for children much older than Year 1. It allows for the making of rules eg can I put all ten buttons in one box and leave the others empty? it also encourages logical thinking and careful recording to ensure that the same combination is not repeated.

Free Y1 maths worksheet; investigating numbers

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