To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. What could each of the children buy with their money? We did think that we could make two with two ones yet that would give us a problem later. Look Again Age 11 to 18 Think you know what’s going on? Escape from the castle:

The teachers have biscuits in the staff room. How many pennies did Ram put in each bag? Imagine you were given the chance to win some money How Much Did it Cost? We did think that we could make two with two ones yet that would give us a problem later. What is the smallest number of coins needed to make up 12 dollars and 83 cents?

George needs 2p more and Jim need 50p more to buy it. To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice.

In this way we will be able to talk about holding a number of dots something the nrjch can see and quantifyrather than a number of pence which is an unfamiliar and abstract quantity. How many bars are produced at the weekend in total? Penta Post Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this goat and giraffe? Escape from the castle: The Puzzling Sweet Shop: Well, if one problem is that a 2p coin has no intrinsic ‘twoness’ about it, why don’t we start with something that does?

Buying a Balloon Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Finally, we checked that the numbers nine to fifteen worked, which they did. What could each of the children buy with their money? We have to understand that objects can have a value, which is irrespective of their colour, shape, size, mass, etc. How will you find out how neich a tank of petrol costs?

# The Money Maze :

Go through the maze, collecting and losing your money as you go. However, unless play in the class shop is supervised by the teacher or a classroom helper, the accuracy of any monetary exchanges is likely to be nil. There were choco bars, chews, mini eggs and lollypops, all costing under 50p.

She bought four times as many pens as pencils and was given 40p change. Are You a Smart Shopper? We have decided to buy a piece of computer software for However their ability to manipulate figures and to make sense of addition and subtraction signs in order to record the ‘transactions’ they had performed was poor, if it existed at all.

## Money Bags

In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar. Which mobey could she give exactly the right amount for?

Further, we should be able to combine and separate groups solvung dots, and be able to compare their ‘value’ by physically counting the dots displayed on the tokens. Go through the maze, collecting and losing your money as you go.

There are children and 16 teachers, the rest are parents. What could Lolla have paid for the balloon? Which stamps would you need to post a parcel pfoblem g?

How can problemm do this in order to share the money out equally? Dominica has comics she lends to Jada and to Ryan, how many does she have left? Here are some challenges that you can work on and then see if you can convince someone that your solutions are right!

# Money Problems? :

Which route gives solbing the highest return? Christmas Shopping Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Addition and subtraction It was also found that even very young children could accurately combine small groups of bricks and say how many there were altogether without recounting them, two bricks and three more bricks – there are five bricks.

More of Convince Prbolem Age 7 to You are given the method used for assigning certain check codes and you have to find out if an error in a single digit can be identified. Two brothers were left some money, amounting to an exact number of pounds, to divide between them.