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Topic: Ways kids can make and build prime numbers. Re: A Good Activity
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GS Chandy

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Re: Ways kids can make and build prime numbers. Re: A Good Activity
Posted: Dec 6, 2012 10:09 PM
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Jonathan Crabtree posted Dec 7, 2012 6:03 AM:
> Re:
> http://mathforum.org/kb/thread.jspa?threadID=2419007
>
> Hi Bob,
>
> Your son may be too old for Santa, yet he may like to
> share the following with littlies who are yet to
> believe in numbers.
>
> Santa says every child at kindergarten gets a toy set
> this Christmas, and the toys are counting numbers
> less than 100!
>
> So how will the elves most efficiently create all the
> sets of numbers?
>
> Simple! They will test out the toys to see if they
> can multi-play them to make the next number one more
> than the previous.
>

The 'game' appears to be interesting - and potentially very useful indeed. However, just what "multi-play" might be has nowhere been explained (so far as I can see).

GSC



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