Maths Workout

Challenge And Boost Your Maths Skills With A Maths Workout

Even as adults sometimes we struggle to work out day-to-day maths problems. Including but not limited to:

  • Calculating tips in percentages
  • Final price of sale items 
  • Preparing food 
  • Managing your bank balance
  • Understanding distances and loans.

Without even realising, maths is such a large part of our daily life and brushing up on your maths skills could benefit you in many ways. Working out your maths skills doesn’t need to be boring. Playing maths games is a fun and enjoyable way to train. 

Peak – Brain Training

Here at Peak, we aim to provide the best brain training we can. Our games target many cognitive processes and aim to challenge them along the way. 

A total of 10 problem-solving games currently exist in the Peak app. Many of these games provide an effective, fun and brain-boosting maths workout

The games are as follows: 

  • Low Pop
  • Moving Math 
  • Square Numbers 
  • Connect ‘Em Up
  • Size Counts. 

Here are just two of our games and how they can help you:

Moving Maths

Moving Maths is one of the maths workout games we have in the Peak app. 

In the game, the user is presented with a stream of moving equations. Each equation is made up of multiple cards with some card spaces left blank to allow the user to touch and drag either a number or a function from the tray at the bottom of the screen. 

The game is designed as a problem-solving game played against a timer, with the objective of correctly completing as many equations before the time runs out and the equations move up and off the screen. This game can help you to train your

  • Quantitative reasoning 
  • Arithmetic 
  • Working memory. 

Square Numbers

Square Numbers is another maths workout game available to play as part of your daily workout or on its own. 

The game presents a “Target” each round, a number e.g. 13 and tiles with numbers on appear underneath this target. The objective of the game is to tap on the appropriate numbers which total the target at the top of the screen. 

This can further assist in training your mind to do math sums quickly. Square Numbers, as well as the rest of the games in the app, present a timer on the screen. This can encourage fast thinking under pressure. 

Kenken

Invented in 2004, Kenken is similar to Sudoku in its premise, but has a mathematical twist. The aim of the game is to fill in squares, like Sudoku. However, in Kenken, certain cells are marked off by darker lines with a number inside. Using any arithmetic function you must make the target number for that specific cage.

Like many games of this kind, the difficulty level of this game can vary, depending on the:

  • Size of the square 
  • Design 
  • Complexity of logic
  • Form of arithmetic. 

There you have it, three examples of games which can be played on your commute home, in the queue at Starbucks, or even during an incredibly boring family event. 

Don’t bore yourself with outdated worksheets, play a fun and engaging math workout game to train your brain today. 

Our language games like Babble Bots, Word Path, and Word Fresh are similar to Scrabble in challenging word detection and verbal fluency skills. Give them a go this week! Click the download button below.

Sources Cited:

https://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/leisure/brain-games/5-math-games2.htm

http://www.kenkenpuzzle.com/howto/solve

Peak– Brain Training

Sajal Azam

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