A sequences alternative to ‘how many matchsticks’

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6 Responses

  1. Cath says:

    Wow, love the idea, wish I hadn’t just taught sequences and need to move on …. will definitely use this idea next year, or use this during revision. Thank for sharing

  2. Hannah says:

    Great idea! Going to try it this week, what age group did you use this with?

  3. Rabih says:

    interesting activity

  4. Tony says:

    But what is your answer?

  5. Tony says:

    what is the formula that determines the number of steel beams required to make the front bracing pattern for this building that is n levels high?

  1. 11/10/2010

    […] William Emeny presents A sequences alternative to ‘how many matchsticks’ posted at Great Maths Teaching Ideas. “Make lessons on sequences much more interesting by […]