Maths and other news from Warwick Tutor…

Maths musings and other news from Warwick Tutor.

“Think of a Number” Trick – how do you do it?

“Think of a Number” Trick – how do you do it?

You will have heard of that party trick where someone says, “Think of a number” then they get you to add on something, double it, take away something, add 5, halve it, etc, etc, and then they tell you the number you now have?

WOW! How do they do that? Is it magic? Kind of….. It’s mathematical magic! Let me try to explain.

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Keep calm and do the maths

Keep calm and do the maths

TODAY's the day..... the first of the GCSE maths exams for this year. I've got five pupils taking the exam this morning. Wishing them, and everyone taking it, all the best. Keep calm and give it your best shot!

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