One Digit Only

One Digit Only

Here are some challenges for you. You can earn a trophy if you get at least 8 correct.

Here's an example: Find an expression that equals 2000 which only uses 2 repeated and any operations.

One possible solution is 2222 - 222

Find an expression that equals 10 which only uses 1 repeated and any operations.

 

Correct Wrong
Find an expression that equals 9 which only uses 1 repeated and any operations.

 

Correct Wrong
Find an expression that equals 224 which only uses 2 repeated and any operations.

 

Correct Wrong
Find an expression that equals 300 which only uses 3 repeated and any operations.

 

Correct Wrong
Find an expression that equals 610 which only uses 5 repeated and any operations.

 

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Find an expression that equals 303 which only uses 3 repeated and any operations.

 

Correct Wrong
Find an expression that equals 1086 which only uses 3 repeated and any operations.

 

Correct Wrong
Find an expression that equals 297 which only uses 3 repeated and any operations.

 

Correct Wrong
Find an expression that equals 11 which only uses 9 repeated and any operations.

 

Correct Wrong
Find an expression that equals 262 which only uses 2 repeated and any operations.

 

Correct Wrong

 

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Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

When you have got all of the questions correct you may want to print out this page and paste it into your exercise book. If you keep your work in an ePortfolio you could take a screen shot of your answers and paste that into your Maths file.

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"This is a great memory aid which could be used for formulae or key facts etc - in any subject area. The PICTURE is such an aid to remembering where each number or group of numbers is - my pupils love it!
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"Thanks very much for this one. We developed it into a whole lesson and I borrowed some hats from the drama department to add to the fun!"

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