Funtastic math games

Math is a trending topic among Kahoot!’ers around the world all year round. We’ve selected some awesome math games for learners of different ages – have a look!

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1st Grade Shapes

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  1. What is the name of this shape?
  2. What is the name of this shape?
  3. What is the name of this shape?
  4. Which shape has NO vertices and NO planes?
  5. Which shape has 2 planes and NO vertices?
  6. Which shape has 6 planes and 8 vertices?
  7. Which shape could you trace to make a circle?
  8. What shape is this book?
  9. What shape can I trace to get a square?
  10. This quiz was...
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3rd Grade Fraction Review

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  1. Which model correctly shows 1/4 shaded?
  2. What fraction of the circle is shaded?
  3. What fraction of the pizza has been eaten?
  4. What is the numerator in this fraction?
  5. What fraction of this pentagon is NOT shaded?
  6. What is the denominator for this fraction?
  7. How many fourths make a whole?
  8. What fraction does the number line show?
  9. What fraction does the number line show?
  10. What fraction does the number line show?
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6th GRADE MATH – “Multiplication”

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  1. 2 × 2 =
  2. 4 × 2 =
  3. 2 × 5 =
  4. 3 × 3 =
  5. 4 × 4 =
  6. A factory makes 45 electric cars per day. How many cars are produced in 100 days?
  7. Baker Tom bakes 3 batches of bread. 1 batch = 30 loaves. How many loaves of bread has he baked?
  8. Ed puts 5 berries on each cake. How many berries does he need to make 1000 cakes?
  9. An airplane can carry 350 passengers. How many passengers can 10 of these planes carry?
  10. You need 4 propellers to make a drone. How many propellers do you need to make 50 drones?
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Build the equations!

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  1. (A quick warm up) Put the numbers in order from lowest first to highest
  2. Order the results from lowest to highest, if ? = 2
  3. Create the equation from this sentence: "A number that is increased by twelve is eighteen"
  4. Create the equation from this sentence: "A number divided by 80 is 4 less than 40"
  5. Create the equation from this sentence: "A number that is tripled is 8 less than 80"
  6. Create the equation from this sentence: “Three times this number is thirty”
  7. Create the equation from this sentence: "Twenty four is twelve less than three times a number"
  8. Create the equation from this sentence: "Seven times a number decreased by thirteen is fifteen"
  9. Create the equation from this sentence: "A sweet costs y cents. Jo buys 50 sweets totalling $5"
  10. Describe this equation: 30 = 5? - 5
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Krazy Problem Solving Kahoot

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  1. Carol's father has three children: Snap, Crackle and ?
  2. 5 strangers are in a room. If they each shake hands once with each other, how many handshakes?
  3. How many rectangles are in the picture below?
  4. What comes next in this pattern: 1; 1; 2; 3; 5; 8; 13; ?
  5. 1000 + 10 + 1000 + 20 + 1000 + 30 + 1000 + 40 = ?
  6. A number that is doubled twice gives an answer that is a quarter of 64. What is the number?
  7. How many ways can you stack 4 cubes one on top of the other with red on the bottom each time?
  8. How many books are on a shelf if the 16th book is the middle one?
  9. If you overtake the person coming third in the 100m, what position would you now be?
  10. If you overtake the person coming last in the 100m, what position would you now be?
  11. A plane crashes on the border of South Africa and Botswana. Where do you bury the survivors?
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Scatterplots, Correlation & Line of Best Fit

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  1. What is the correlation of this scatter plot?
  2. What is the correlation of this scatter plot?
  3. What is the correlation of this scatter plot?
  4. What is the correlation of this scatter plot?
  5. What is the correlation of this scatter plot?
  6. Which scatter plot shows the LINE OF BEST FIT?
  7. Which scatter plot shows the LINE OF BEST FIT?
  8. Which scatter plot shows the LINE OF BEST FIT?
  9. Which line of best fit has the equation Y=-10x+100?
  10. Which line of best fit has the equation y=-4x+4?
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5 tips for creating great math games

Feel inspired by the kahoots above? Read our top 5 tips for creating great math games in Kahoot! on your own!

Among the more than 30 million kahoots on our platform (where 15 million of these are publicly available), math games are by far the most popular ones. “Math” is also the most frequently used keyword in Kahoot!, followed by “multiplication” and “fractions”. What does this tell us? That our math teachers rock at creating learning games and using Kahoot! to improve learning in their classrooms!

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Creating good math games in Kahoot! can be a challenge, but once you try some of the following tips and tricks, it will make the process a bit easier.

1) Rich Text Editor

Our rich text editor is the secret weapon to insert mathematical characters with ease in Kahoot! When you click inside the answer field while creating a math game, a table will appear with symbols, accent marks – and yes, functions. Use them to simplify your quiz creating experience and to review more complex math problems.

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2) Animated GIFs

Animated GIFs are a great way to animate your math games in Kahoot! when audio is unnecessary. While animated GIFs are often a common format for funny clips of cute animals on the web, some creators have really pushed the medium with informative and educational content. Visualizing complex ideas no longer has to be a barrier to entry! We see a massive potential in animated GIFs – and we know you will, too, once you try it.

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Source: http://www.reddit.com/r/mathgifs

Play this kahoot to learn how to create great images and GIFs.

3) Graphs

Graphs are another complementary tool to illustrate problems in your math class. Just remember to export them as a JPG, PNG or GIF and to stay below 5MB in file size, and you’ll be good to go!

kahoot-graphs

 

Image from jlavely64

4) Getting Creative with Keynote

Our classroom hero Shane Pransky has made math magic with Keynote and created a tutorial on how to make your own exciting imagery for your kahoots from scratch.

5) Take your math games to another level with Jumble

Jumble is our newest game format in Kahoot!, where players have to sort answers into the right order to get their points, rather than select a correct answer. This format was designed to increase concentration levels in any class, as guessing your way to the right answer is nearly impossible.

Read more about Jumble here!

If you want to try Jumble for your math class, this Jumble math kahoot, “Build the equations!”, will give you a flying start. In this math game your students will arrange symbols, numbers and words to create algebra equations. Play it in your class or build one on your own to take math learning to the next level.

We really hope these 5 tips help you on your way to take math learning even further!

Do you have any tips you’d like to share with us? Reach out to us on Facebook, in our Facebook community, on Twitter or at hello@getkahoot.com.

Happy Kahoot!ing!

The K!rew

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