Upper Primary Live Problems

Each time you visit the NRICH site there will be some activities which are 'live'. That means we are inviting you to send us your solutions and we will publish a selection of them, along with your name and school. If you'd like to read more about what we're looking for, read this short article.

Paper Halving

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

In how many ways can you halve a piece of A4 paper? How do you know they are halves?

Linked Chains

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you find ways to make twenty-link chains from these smaller chains?

What Do You See Here?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

An activity for teachers to initiate that adds to learners' developing understanding of fractions.

Fraction Lengths

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can you find combinations of strips of paper which equal the length of the black strip? If the length of the black is 1, how could you write the sum of the strips?

Stage 1 and 2 Toughnuts

Stage: 1 and 2

These Stage 1 and 2 problems haven't been solved yet. Why not take a look?