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Advanced Maths Lesson Starters

Here is a list of advanced Maths lesson starters suitable for students studying for A Level, IB, Advanced placement etc.

In addition, many of the 'Starter of the Day' activities are easily developed for the more able student.

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Divisible by 11: Can you prove that a three digit number whose first and third digits add up to the value of the second digit must be divisible by eleven?  [Topic(s): Algebra, Place Value]

Reverse Connection: Find a general rule for the difference between a two digit number and that same number with the digits reversed.  [Topic(s): Algebra, Place Value]

Unlucky Seven Eleven: Follow the instructions to multiply a chosen number then explain the result you get.  [Topic(s): Number, Place Value]



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Solve the problem of getting four people through a tunnel with one torch in the minimum amount of time. The solution is not obvious but when you get it you see the elegance and beauty of its cunning.


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