Before using this application save your class list on the Random Student Generator page.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to an odd number.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to an odd number.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to 0.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to a square number.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to a prime number.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to a triangular number.

Find two other people so that your numbers add up to a square number.

Find two other people so that your numbers add up to a prime number.

Find two other people so that your numbers add up to a triangular number.

Edit and save the class list on the main Student Random Generator page.

This version of our Random Student Arranger is designed to remember one class only. It you would like to use this random name selecting application with multiple classes sign up for our Class Admin system.

You can also take advantage of the following features:

Comment recorded on the 19 October 'Starter of the Day' page by E Pollard, Huddersfield:

"I used this with my bottom set in year 9. To engage them I used their name and favorite football team (or pop group) instead of the school name. For homework, I asked each student to find a definition for the key words they had been given (once they had fun trying to guess the answer) and they presented their findings to the rest of the class the following day. They felt really special because the key words came from their own personal information."

Comment recorded on the 25 June 'Starter of the Day' page by Inger.kisby@herts and essex.herts.sch.uk, :

"We all love your starters. It is so good to have such a collection. We use them for all age groups and abilities. Have particularly enjoyed KIM's game, as we have not used that for Mathematics before. Keep up the good work and thank you very much

Best wishes from Inger Kisby"

Comment recorded on the 10 April 'Starter of the Day' page by Mike Sendrove, Salt Grammar School, UK.:

"A really useful set of resources - thanks. Is the collection available on CD? Are solutions available?"

Comment recorded on the 9 April 'Starter of the Day' page by Jan, South Canterbury:

"Thank you for sharing such a great resource. I was about to try and get together a bank of starters but time is always required elsewhere, so thank you."

Teachers' notes for this facility and answers for Transum puzzles, exercises and activities are available here when you are signed in to your Transum subscription account. If you do not yet have an account and you are a teacher, tutor or parent you can apply for one by completing the form on the Sign Up page.

A Transum subscription also gives you access to the 'Class Admin' student management system, downloadable worksheets, many more teaching resources and opens up ad-free access to the Transum website for you and your pupils.

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