STEM Learning Activity
In this series of problem solving activities produced by Australia’s favourite mathematician Adam Spencer, you will learn about arithmetic and problem solving in a fun yet challenging way. We hope you enjoy
In this video Adam Spencer presents the mathematical game ’31 Fun’. The way you play ‘31 Fun’ is to start with the score of 1. Then taking it in turns hold up you hand with any number of fingers from 1 to 5. Initially add the score to 1 and then subsequent number of fingers are added to the previous score. The winner is the person who lands on the score of 31. See if you can work out the winning strategy for 31 Fun. After having fun playing the game Adam explains how to develop the winning strategy.