Rumble and Tumble with Numbers: Ways to Make Numbers by Adding
Did you know there are 16,777,216 ways to make the number "25" by adding only whole numbers, and using zero once? Or, 2 to the power of (n-1) or 2 to the power of 24!
It is not just math facts, but ways to think mathematically! Yes, 1 + 1 + 3 + 1 + 2 + 1 + 1 =10. Can you find some of the 512 ways to make the number "10" by adding whole numbers and using zero once? This is pre-algebra at its best!
How many things and ways do we count, add, subtract, multiply, and divide? The computer only needs two fingers to count with since it uses base "2" ( numbers 0, and 1 ).