Following on from the previous blogs about the number 6174 and the (not-so) magic number 10, here are 5 more cool maths tricks that you can use to impress your friends.Trick 1For this trick, pick a three digit number with repeating digits (eg. 222 or 999)Add up the digits of… Continue reading 5 more maths magic tricks

# Tag: Number

## The Magic Number 10 – A mathematical trick

Here's another maths magic trick that you can use to impress your friends. This trick works for ANY number that you choose. Follow these instructions and you will always end up with 10. Pick a number.Multiply it by 3.Then add 30.Then multiply by 2.Then divide by 6.Subtract your original number.… Continue reading The Magic Number 10 – A mathematical trick

## Times Table Practice

We've all been there at some stage - 4 x 1 = 4, 4 x 2 = 8, 4 x 3 = 12… and so on. It's not fun, but it is effective. Unfortunately, knowing your times tables is incredibly important for maths students of any age and ability. That… Continue reading Times Table Practice

## 6174 – Kaprekar’s Constant

Here's a random 4-digit number that I bet you didn't know was special. 6174. Follow these instructions and you will (if you have done things correctly), ALWAYS end up with 6174. 1. Pick any four numbers between 0 - 9. The only rule here is you must pick at least… Continue reading 6174 – Kaprekar’s Constant