Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Number Balances in Year 4

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 also had a go at this balancing game (which starts out easy then gets a little harder):

This one, Weigh It Up, starts out easy and gets harder too:

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