An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.
Choose any three by three square of dates on a calendar page...
Investigate how you can work out what day of the week your birthday will be on next year, and the year after...
A pair of dice is thrown and the score is obtained by finding the product of the two numbers on top of the dice when they land.
In five throws of both dice:
What was the score for each of these five throws?
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.