Let a, b and c be the pear numbers.
a + b is a square number
b + c is a square number
c + a is a square number
Topics: Starter  Arithmetic  Number
2 of my pupils in @Class4Highpri completed the square number task before me. JP was really quick. Totally fascinated by their ideas/ strategies . https://t.co/VjY8GIHgHx pic.twitter.com/nuiN3UUFWk
— Class 4 Highfields (@Class4Highpri) January 13, 2021
How did you use this starter? Can you suggest
how teachers could present or develop this resource? Do you have any comments? It is always useful to receive
feedback and helps make this free resource even more useful for Maths teachers anywhere in the world.
Click here to enter your comments.
Previous Day  This starter is for 8 January  Next Day
Sign in to your Transum subscription account to see the answers
Your access to the majority of the Transum resources continues to be free but you can help support the continued growth of the website by doing your Amazon shopping using the links on this page. Below is an Amazon link. As an Amazon Associate I earn a small amount from qualifying purchases which helps pay for the upkeep of this website.
Educational Technology on Amazon
Teacher, do your students have access to computers such as tablets, iPads or Laptops? This page was really designed for projection on a whiteboard but if you really want the students to have access to it here is a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments: Transum.org/go/?Start=January8 However it would be better to assign one of the student interactive activities below. 

Here is the URL which will take them to a similar activity.
Here is the URL which will take them to another activity involving square numbers.
See the National Curriculum page for links to related online activities and resources.
Transum Shop :: Laptops aid Learning :: School Books :: Tablets :: Educational Toys :: STEM Books