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### Maths Games Starters:

Four different actions depending on the number which appears.

A game for two players requiring a calculator and thinking skills.

A game in which players take turns to add a single-digit number to what is already in the calculator. The winner is the player who makes the display show 30.

This is the Maths version of the traditional memory game. Memorise 10 mathematical facts then recall them as they disappear from view.

This is the Maths version of the traditional memory game. Memorise 10 mathematical facts then recall them as they disappear from view.

This is the Maths version of the traditional memory game. Memorise 10 mathematical facts then recall them as they disappear from view.

The classic game of Nim played with a group of pens and pencils. The game can be extended to the multi-pile version.

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#### Lemon Law

A fascinating digit changing challenge. Change the numbers on the apples so that the number on the lemon is the given total. Can you figure out, by understanding place value, how this works?

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