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...
Can you create a Latin Square from multiples of a six digit number?
When you add the square of Thomas's age to Lauren's age the total is 62. When you add the square of Lauren's age to Thomas's age the total is 176. How old are Thomas and Lauren?
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 archive of all weekly problems grouped by curriculum topic