Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Multiplication Stars

We've been looking at how different times tables produce different stars. First we started exploring this on paper. The idea is that you can have different sizes of jumps. For the multiples of two you can have jumps of size two, and so on:
We noticed that some of the numbers gave the same pattern.
Then we tried it using GeoGebra:

Here are all the stars we created (and coloured in Paint):
 We noticed all kinds of things, and shared these together.
Here are some written examples from our maths journals:

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