Primary Live Problems

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

Sort the Streetlive

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?

Poly Plug Rectangleslive

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?

Noahlive

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

Noah saw 12 legs walk by into the Ark. How many creatures did he see?

Magic Vslive

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

Can you put the numbers 1-5 in the V shape so that both 'arms' have the same total?

Number Differenceslive

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?

Wormslive

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

Place this "worm" on the 100 square and find the total of the four squares it covers. Keeping its head in the same place, what other totals can you make?

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?