letsplaymath Posted January 3, 2012 Share Posted January 3, 2012 To really enjoy this, your students need to know a little bit about exponents and factorials, but those are easy to learn... "Exponents" at Math is Fun "Factorial !" at Math is Fun And then try this challenge together: 2012 Mathematics Game I suggest working together to make a list of some basic powers and factorials and then figuring out the numbers 1-10 together. After that, students should be ready to continue on their own. Print and cut out these cards to help you think about various combinations: 2012 Year Game Manipulatives High school students should be able to get most of the numbers 1-27, and several of the higher ones. You might post this worksheet on the 'fridge and have students initial or sign by the numbers they figure out: 2012 Year Game Worksheet I find it helpful to know if someone has found a number I'm missing, so I can focus my thinking on the numbers that are possible (because there will almost certainly be several that are impossible). Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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