Exploding Dots

14.1 The Official Scolab.com Suite

Our partner company Scolab has created some terrific web versions of Exploding Dots machines to play with. In fact, Scolab powered the entire online Exploding Dots experience!

Here I’ve pulled out five versions of the machine from Scolab’s work for you to try, each machine with a different level of functionality.

Click on each blue title to go to the machine described. 


Click: Finding Codes of Numbers

Try typing in a number.

Try clicking on the rightmost box. Drag dots over to make them explode.

Change the type of machine you are playing with.  (There is base one-and-a-half too!)

See the values of dots in each box as you play.

Click: Addition and Multiplication

Try addition.

Drag dots to make them explode or use the magic wand.

Try multiplication too.

Click: Dots and Antidots; Subtraction

Play with subtraction

or just play with dots and antidots!


Click: Division

Play with division.


Click: Polynomials in Base x

And try polynomial division too!

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