Dice Reflections

A dice is reflected in two mirrors. What numbers would be on the reflected faces?

A Mathematics Lesson Starter Of The Day


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Topics: Starter | Geometry | Shape (3D) | Symmetry | Transformations

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  • The Starter called Cat Face is new today (4th December 2014). It is more of a standard reflection activity with controls to allow the teacher to select vertical, horizontal or a diagonal mirror line. There is also a choice of four different comic faces intended to motivate pupils to make a good job of the task. Transum subscribers also have access to a button which superimposes the answers onto the diagram.

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Did you know that numbers on opposite faces of a dice add up to seven?

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Here a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments.

Transum.org/go/?Start=December4

Here is the URL which will take them to a different type of 3D activity.

Transum.org/go/?to=Dice

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