### Consecutive Numbers

An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.

### 14 Divisors

What is the smallest number with exactly 14 divisors?

### Summing Consecutive Numbers

Many numbers can be expressed as the sum of two or more consecutive integers. For example, 15=7+8 and 10=1+2+3+4. Can you say which numbers can be expressed in this way?

# Isoscles Reduction

##### Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level:

Triangles $PRS$ and $QPR$ are similar because $\angle PSR = \angle QRP$ (since $PR =PS$) and $\angle PRS = \angle QPR$ (since $QP =QR$).

Hence $\frac{SR}{RP} = \frac{RP}{PQ}$, that is $\frac{SR}{6} = \frac{6}{9}$, that is $SR = 4$.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
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