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.

Halvinglive

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

These pictures show squares split into halves. Can you find other ways?

Paper Halvinglive

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 Chainslive

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?live

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

Fraction Lengthslive

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?

A Bowl of Fruitlive

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

Can you work out how many apples there are in this fruit bowl if you know what fraction there are?

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?