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.
One foot is twelve inches
The word forty has no "U"
A kite is a member of the quadrilateral family
There are 168 hours in a week
There are 100cm in a metre
A decagon has ten sides
23 is a prime number
Eleven squared is 121
500g is half a kilogram
There are 180 degrees in a triangle
The whole class version of this activity is called Kim's Game
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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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