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Instructions: Use the arrow keys (or swipe) to move the tiles. When two tiles with the same number touch, they merge into one tile to make a double. What is the largest double you can make?

Trophies are available for creating tiles of the following values:

128 - Level 1 trophy
256 - Level 2 trophy
512 - Level 3 trophy
1024 - Level 4 trophy
2048 - Level 5 trophy

Double Take

Learn the powers of two up to 2048!

Key Stage 2 Tests

There are some wonderful questions for Year 6 pupils in the Key Stage 2 Maths Tests (SATs) which normally take place at this time each year. Here are some links to Transum activities for the main Maths attainment statements. Click the image above to begin.

Learning the sequence of doubling numbers (powers of two) is a worthwhile pursuit for children of all ages. This game is lots of fun to play, does not require the player to already know the doubling sequence, but presents the numbers in context and in a way that will help the child learn and recognise them.

Play the game little and often! Do not spend hours and hours playing but do spend ten minutes every day working to improve your score. Your personal best score is shown at the top right of the screen and this provides a target for you to try and beat. Earn trophies as you achieve the high score tiles.

Enjoy playing the game and learning more mathematics as you do.

Comment recorded on the 3 October 'Starter of the Day' page by Mrs Johnstone, 7Je:

"I think this is a brilliant website as all the students enjoy doing the puzzles and it is a brilliant way to start a lesson."

Comment recorded on the 2 April 'Starter of the Day' page by Mrs Wilshaw, Dunsten Collage,Essex:

"This website was brilliant. My class and I really enjoy doing the activites."

How Many Sides?

How many different polygons can you make on a 3 by 3 pin board? What about larger pin boards? So far this activity has been accessed 7003 times and it is ready for you to enjoy!

This game is adapted from code created by Gabriele Cirulli (http://gabrielecirulli.com) based on 1024 by Veewo Studio and conceptually similar to Threes by Asher Vollmer. The details of the copyright notice can be seen here.

In the video below Steve Mould and James Grime discuss 2048 strategy and Maths.

Mr Fontuse,

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

"Keep in mind you can achieve numbers higher than 2048 I have actually managed to reach 4096. The language used on the webpage implies the game ends after reaching 2048 and trophies aren't tracked for numbers higher than 2048 and this all irks me."

Do you have any comments? It is always useful to receive feedback and helps make this free resource even more useful for those learning Mathematics anywhere in the world. Click here to enter your comments.

 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5

Bar chart showing the number of trophies earned and claimed for each level.

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The short web address is:
Transum.org/go/?to=saga

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The short web address is:
Transum.org/go/?to=remainder

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The short web address is:
Transum.org/go/?to=sumgame

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The short web address is:
Transum.org/go/?to=danumber

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