4

0

Keywords:

division

multiplication

problem solving

Students find a missing number which has been multiplied by another number rather than being divided by it.

4

0

Keywords:

division

multiplication

problem solving

3

3

Keywords:

equations

multiplication

Students complete linear equations for given word problems involving multiplication.

3

0

Keywords:

rules

spatial patterns

Students identify the number of dots in the <i>n</i>th shape of a series of spatial patterns.

5

0

Keywords:

functional rules

linear equations

problem solving

spatial patterns

Students respond to questions about the relationship between diagonals, triangles and polygons; then write a rule to describe the pattern.

4

0

Keywords:

forecasting

graph interpretation

rates

time

weight

Students interpret a line graph of the weight of a baby over 12 weeks and answer questions about weight, forecasting and the rate of change.

4

1

Keywords:

algebraic expressions

dogs

linear equations

pronumerals

Students identify parts of an algebraic equation and use the equation to calculate dog's weights for a given total.

4

1

Keywords:

number patterns

powers

Students complete a table to solve a number pattern increasing by a factor of five.

4

1

Keywords:

number patterns

recursive rules

Students identify the rule for continuing number patterns then develop their own pattern and write it as a rule.

4

2

Keywords:

functional rules

spatial patterns

Students complete a table showing the number of matchsticks used to build a series of pentagons. They identify the number of matchsticks required for a given pentagon and state the rule as an word equation.

4

1

Keywords:

linear equations

nemp

number patterns

rates

For this NEMP task students complete a table for a linear equation about fuel consumption.

2

1

Keywords:

recursive rules

spatial patterns

This practical task requires students to use straws to build up a linear pattern. Students then predict the number of straws needed for successive patterns and explain their rule.

3

0

Keywords:

functional rules

repeating patterns

Students use coloured beads to make repeating pattern. They then identify the colour of specific beads in the pattern and explain how to work this out.

4

5

1

Keywords:

functional rules

model construction

practical

quadratic equation

rules

spatial patterns

Students use cubes to construct part of a spatial pattern and answer questions on how to continue it.

3

3

Keywords:

number patterns

spatial patterns

Students complete a table to describe a spatial sequential pattern.

5

2

Keywords:

breakeven points

graph interpretation

linear equations

simultaneous equations

Students interpret a line graph of a practical situation.

5

1

Keywords:

functional rules

model construction

quadratic equation

rules

spatial patterns

In this task students build the next two models of a spatial sequential pattern and then use their results to predict subsequent patterns and give general rules for these in words and in equations.

4

1

Keywords:

functional rules

linear equations

number patterns

Students identify and write in missing entries from a conversion table, answer questions interpreting the table, and state the rule for conversion.

3

1

Keywords:

functional rules

repeating patterns

Students use coloured beads to explore and continue a spatial pattern. They then describe the pattern.

3

3

Keywords:

number patterns

spatial patterns

Students apply a rule to continue spatial patterns.

3

2

Keywords:

addition

number patterns

Students complete number patterns, identifying and creating rules.

4

0

Keywords:

functional rules

linear equations

number patterns

Students complete a table showing pattern sizes and children's chest measurements. They answer two questions interpreting the pattern, and state the rule as a word equation.

1

9

Keywords:

division

equal sharing

partitioning

Students show how to break given amounts into a number of equal sized groups and find the amount each person gets.

4

1

Keywords:

algebraic expressions

linear equations

pronumerals

Students use a linear equation to solve a mathematical problem involving the length and width of a framed picture.

4

2

Keywords:

equations

negative numbers

number lines

number sentences

Students show temperature movements on a number line including negative numbers, and write the movement as an equation.

3

1

Keywords:

doubling

halving

multiplication

Students use doubling and halving to solve a number of multiplication problems.