Lower 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.

Largest Even

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How would you create the largest possible two-digit even number from the digit I've given you and one of your choice?

Poly Plug Rectangles

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?

Two Numbers Under the Microscope

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

This investigates one particular property of number by looking closely at an example of adding two odd numbers together.