Games of Recreational Number Theory: Skill Levels Through Division and Fractions
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Chapter 4 consists of the games that require all the arithmetic skill levels
through fractions. These games consist of The Clock Arithmetic Game, The Pascal's
Triangle Game, The Anomalous Fractions Game, The Farey Fractions Game, and The
Numberama Game. The games in Chapter 4 are appropriate in general for children in
grades 6, 7, and 8, depending on their skill levels, inclusive of gifted children. These
are the most challenging games in the set of Numberama Recreational Number Theory
games in this book. These games can be especially stimulating for gifted children, and
are an excellent way for middle school children to practice and improve upon their
skills with fractions (see some of the teacher and teacher education Numberama
workshop participant comments in Appendix). The Numberama Game is an excellent
teaching device to practice virtually all of the Numberama Recreational Number
Theory problems in Chapter 1 of this book.
The anomalous fractions game, The clock arithmetic game, The farey
fractions game, The numberama game, The Pascal’s triangle game.
Instructor of Mathematics at CAL Campus, Psychology Mentor/Ph.D Committee Chair at Capella University, Minneapolis, USA.