You may also like

problem icon

Weekly Problem 5 - 2012

Weekly Problem 5 - 2012

problem icon

Chippy's Journeys

Chippy the Robot goes on journeys. How far and in what direction must he travel to get back to his base?

problem icon

Weekly Problem 33 - 2009

In a village the pub, church and school are at different lengths and bearings from each other. What is the bearing of the school from the church?

Weekly Problem 34 - 2013

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A square card printed with the letter N is held horizontally, as shown in the diagram, where the arrow indicates the direction of North.

The card is turned over by rotating it through $180^{\circ}$ about an axis running from East to West, and then turned over by rotating it through $180^{\circ}$ about an axis runnning from North-East to South West.

How does the diagram now look to a person facing North?

 

If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task which challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.  


This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

View the previous week's solution