Powers and Roots

Sissa's Reward

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Sissa cleverly asked the King for a reward that sounded quite modest but turned out to be rather large...

Power Countdown

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

In this twist on the well-known Countdown numbers game, use your knowledge of Powers and Roots to make a target.

Generating Triples

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Sets of integers like 3, 4, 5 are called Pythagorean Triples, because they could be the lengths of the sides of a right-angled triangle. Can you find any more?

Powers and Roots - Short Problems

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A collection of short Stage 3 and 4 problems on powers and roots.