by David, 28 January 2014 | 0 comments

We’ve got a game for you to try. Grab a couple of dice, pens, paper and a friend: let’s go!

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Binary is a way of writing numbers using two digits, typically represented by 1 and 0. It takes some practice to be able to read binary, but it’s the basis of how almost all computers do arithmetic!

Continue reading Binary for beginnersby David, 13 January 2014 | 4 comments

Written by Gabrielle Tramby In this activity you’ll do maths like a computer. It’s a bit tricky, so younger readers may want to read the ‘What’s Happening?’ section first.

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by David, 24 December 2013 | 1 comments

Grab some tokens and let’s go! Here’s a simple game to play with a friend.

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See if you can work out this puzzle. You might like to use an advent calendar to solve it, or maybe you could work it out in your head first!

Continue reading An Advent puzzleby David, 12 November 2013 | 2 comments

Here’s an easy game to try with a friend. All you need is a pen and paper.

Continue reading Guess my numberby David, 29 October 2013 | 2 comments

This activity sounds super easy from the title, but there’s more to it than you might expect!

Continue reading Folding a piece of paper in halfby David, 8 October 2013 | 2 comments

There are some surprising patterns that can be revealed in Australian coins if you take a closer look.

Continue reading Measuring moneyby David, 3 September 2013 | 5 comments

How likely is it that at least two people out of 30 will share a birthday?

Continue reading Birthday paradoxby David, 22 July 2013 | 0 comments

1. Pi (or π) is a number that helps describe circles. It links the width of a circle with its perimeter, or the radius of a circle with its area, or the width of a ball and its volume. It’s the same number no matter how big your circle is – about 3.14159265.

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