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Prime Numbers
Find out more about primes at:
http://mathforum.org/dr.math/faq/faq.prime.num.html
http://www.utm.edu/research/primes/
Join the search for primes and find out about the $100,000 prize at:
http://www.mersenne.org/prime.htm

HCF & LCM
Find out more about multiples and factors at:
http://www.teachnet.ie/jhegarty/nat1.htm
Use this prime factor machine to check your work:
http://ccins.camosun.bc.ca/~jbritton/jbprimefactor.htm

Sequences
Search for 'Sequences Maths' on the Internet. You can use www.google.co.uk. Investigate any interesting or unusual sequences you find.
Find out about hailstone sequences at:
http://plus.maths.org/issue1/xfile/
Investigate Fibonnaci sequences at:
http://www.ualr.edu/~lasmoller/fibonacci.html

Geometrical Reasoning
Find out more about Euclid's Elements:
http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/java/elements/elements.html
[This is a wonderful site but also very hard - be brave!]
Explore geometry at:
http://www.mathsnet.net/geometry/index.html

Probability
Find out more about probability at:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/
(Choose maths/handling data/probability)
Experiment with probability using dice and spinners at:
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/prob/


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