Reasoning about maths

By Gary Evans on Thursday, October 15, 2015 in Maths. 3 Comments

I loved this explanation from Ethan. We asked the question

Even + even = odd True or False?

this was his ‘because’ …

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  • Rebecca says:

    My boy. Very proud.

  • Mr. Setchell says:

    Great, Ethan! You must have thought hard about your explanation. Here’s another conjecture for you: the sum of four consecutive numbers (1 + 2 + 3 + 4) is always even. Sometimes? Always? Never?

    THEN . . . What if you used three consecutive numbers, or five, or . . . ? See where it takes you and enjoy the wobble!

    Mr. S

  • george says:

    well done Ethan keep it up.