An Elephant Never Forgets!

You will see ten statements. One by one they will disappear. Your challenge is to type out the statements as they go. You will only score a point if you are word perfect. Click 'Start' to begin.

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One mile is about 1.6 km

Eight eights are sixty four

The distance around a circle is called the circumference

There are 21 dots on a dice

There are 366 days in a leap year

A hexagon has six sides

17 is a prime number

Seven squared is forty nine

Triangles tessellate

A rhombus has four equal sides

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This is Kim's Quiz Number 1. You can also try:
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The whole class version of this activity is called Kim's Game

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Go Maths

Learning and understanding Mathematics, at every level, requires learner engagement. Mathematics is not a spectator sport. Sometimes traditional teaching fails to actively involve students. One way to address the problem is through the use of interactive activities and this web site provides many of those. The Go Maths main page links to more activities designed for students in upper Secondary/High school.

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