The object of the game is to become the wealthiest player through buying and renting property and answering multiple choice mathematics questions.
Players take turns to roll two dice and move around the playing board the number of spaces indicated by the sum of the two dice. Whenever a player lands on an unowned property they may buy that property at its given price. If any other player then lands on that property they pay the owner the indicated rent.
If a player's funds fall below Â£0 they will be declared bankrupt and be out of the game.
This game is for two to four players. Please select:


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Sunday, February 26, 2012
"Thanks for your suggestion Joseph B. Here's a link that will take you to a 50% rent version of this game: 50% rent version."
Joseph B, Catholic Cathedral College, NZ
Sunday, February 26, 2012
"Mathopoly concept is great but no one goes bankrupt (in 2 player mode)! Suggest raising the rents (up to 50%? ) of value.
Thanks for great resources."
Anon,
Saturday, May 17, 2014
"Mathopoly is great but 75% more rent will be a lot better.
[Transum: Are you sure? OK here is the 75% rent version."
Alderman Bolton CP, Twitter
Sunday, February 4, 2018
Sylvia, London
Saturday, June 8, 2019
"... We finished the game by deciding who was the richest  adding up money left and value of properties. Is there a way we can do this within the game, e.g. setting a time limit?
Also rather a big ask! Is there a way a teacher can intervene to add bonus money, eg/ if a student helps another, or if someone from another team gets the right answer to a question the current team struggled with?
And finally.... a version where there is a pause option between rolling the dice and moving round the board, so the much lower level students can simply add and say where the player will end up?
Thanks for the game and your time "