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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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Best Dice: Which of the unusual dice would you choose to give you the best chance of winning the prize?  [Topic(s): Probability]


Biased Coin: Use a biased coin to obtain a fair result  [Topic(s): Probability]


How Many Left Handers?: Work out the number of members if the probability of left-handed members being randomly selected is given.  [Topic(s): Probability]


Other Child's Gender: What is the probability that the other child is also a boy?  [Topic(s): Probability]


Unfinished Game: Share the prize in a fair ratio according to the probability of each player willing.  [Topic(s): Ratio, Probability]


 

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Nim

Nim

A very old game but one which involves mathematical based strategies. Take turns with the computer to remove items from the piles. You can remove as many items from the same row as you like. Whoever removes the last item is the winner.

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Know Your Place

Know Your Place

Without a calculator perform some calculations requiring a knowledge of place value. So far this activity has been accessed 9728 times and 107 people have earned a Transum Trophy for completing it.

 

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