This Java applet activity allows students to explore the various situations described in "The Chairs Around the Table" lesson (cataloged separately). The user can select Exploration mode, in which the number of chairs needed for a particular arrangement of tables is displayed; or Guess, in which the user is able to construct an arrangement and then predict the number of chairs. There are two types of tables to choose from and two different table arrangements. Instructions and exploration question are provide.
Contributed by: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Publisher
Math TopicAlgebraic Thinking, Measurement, Number Sense, Number Concepts, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level3, 4, 5, 6+
Resource TypeActivity, Interactive Media
ContributorNational Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Publisher