Multiplication Tables - Matching Cards

Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.

Wild Jack

A game for 2 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.

Transformations Tables

These grids are filled according to some rules - can you complete them?

What Is Ziffle?

What Is Ziffle?

There's a planet out in space called Zargon ........

On this planet these are  numbers that are called ziffles
These numbers are ziffles $56, 105, 28, 63, 49$

These numbers are not ziffles: $100, 18, 65, 9, 76$

Only two of these numbers are ziffles: $16, 14, 57, 24, 70$

So what is special about the ziffles?

Why do this problem?

This short problem encourages children to look for patterns and apply knowledge of their times tables and of the properties of numbers.

Possible approach

Encourage the children to look at the sets of numbers in turn and explore their characteristics and properties.

Key questions

Are they all odd in one set and even in the other?
Are they prime numbers?
Are they triangle numbers?
Are they all in the five times table?
Either you or your pupils could make up their own problem using, for example, multiples of $13$ or another table that they might like to practice.