Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Number Balances

We've been working with our new number balances in Year 4.

The two sides of the balance have to balance.

We created lots of balanced numbers. Like this:

You'll notice there's more than one weight on some numbers!

We also did the same thing with an online version from nrich:

We made lots of them!

And a whole lot more!

 The challenge, though, is to work out where the weights were the next day!

We're writing them as equations:

We had a look at this game, Weigh It Up, which starts out easy and gets harder too:

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