Other number bases: calculations
ChallengeTake a look at these two calculations. Both are correct when calculated using a base which is not base ten. The base is different for each calculation. Work out which base has been used for each these calculations.
Problem worksheetComplete questions eleven 11 and 12 from this week’s worksheet.
Teaching resourcesWe could easily have used any base systems successfully. It just so happens that we opted for a base ten system, probably because we have ten digits on our hands.There are a number of resources, useful to explore different number bases in this collection on the STEM Learning website:
Maths Subject Knowledge: Understanding Numbers
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