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Dominoes

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Everthing you have always wanted to do with dominoes! Some of these games are good for practising your mental calculation skills, and some are good for your reasoning skills.

Low Go

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A game for 2 players. Take turns to place a counter so that it occupies one of the lowest possible positions in the grid. The first player to complete a line of 4 wins.

Domino Magic Rectangle

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

An ordinary set of dominoes can be laid out as a 7 by 4 magic rectangle in which all the spots in all the columns add to 24, while those in the rows add to 42. Try it! Now try the magic square...

Corresponding Sudokus

Stage: 3, 4 and 5

This second Sudoku article discusses "Corresponding Sudokus" which are pairs of Sudokus with terms that can be matched using a substitution rule.

Seasonal Twin Sudokus

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This pair of linked Sudokus matches letters with numbers and hides a seasonal greeting. Can you find it?

18 Hole Light Golf

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The computer starts with all the lights off, but then clicks 3, 4 or 5 times at random, leaving some lights on. Can you switch them off again?

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Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.

Twin Corresponding Sudokus II

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Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

Twin Corresponding Sudoku III

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Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

Sprouts

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A game for 2 people. Take turns joining two dots, until your opponent is unable to move.

Slippery Snail

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A game for two people, who take turns to move the counters. The player to remove the last counter from the board wins.

History Mystery

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Can you identify the mathematicians?

Intersection Sums Sudoku

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A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.

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Four numbers on an intersection that need to be placed in the surrounding cells. That is all you need to know to solve this sudoku.

Intersection Sudoku 1

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A Sudoku with a twist.

Ratio Sudoku 2

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A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

Conway's Chequerboard Army

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Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?

Ratio Sudoku 3

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A Sudoku with clues as ratios or fractions.

Diagonal Product Sudoku

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Given the products of diagonally opposite cells - can you complete this Sudoku?

Diagonal Dodge

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A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.

Twin Corresponding Sudoku

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This sudoku requires you to have "double vision" - two Sudoku's for the price of one

Games Related to Nim

Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

This article for teachers describes several games, found on the site, all of which have a related structure that can be used to develop the skills of strategic planning.

Ratio Sudoku 1

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A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

Online

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A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.

Khun Phaen Escapes to Freedom

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.

Nim-7

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?

Intersection Sudoku 2

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A Sudoku with a twist.

Counter Roundup

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A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

Wallpaper Sudoku

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A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

Diagonal Sums Sudoku

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Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.

Sliding Puzzle

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The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.

Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 1. Why Games?

Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article supplies teachers with information that may be useful in better understanding the nature of games and their role in teaching and learning mathematics.

Patience

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A simple game of patience which often comes out. Can you explain why?

Squayles

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A game for 2 players. Given an arrangement of matchsticks, players take it is turns to remove a matchstick, along with all of the matchsticks that touch it.

Snail Trails

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This is a game for two players. You will need some small-square grid paper, a die and two felt-tip pens or highlighters. Players take turns to roll the die, then move that number of squares in. . . .

Traffic Lights

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The game uses a 3x3 square board. 2 players take turns to play, either placing a red on an empty square, or changing a red to orange, or orange to green. The player who forms 3 of 1 colour in a line. . . .

Jumping Reindeer

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A game for 1 person to develop stategy and shape and space awareness. 12 counters are placed on a board. Counters are removed one at a time. The aim is to be left with only 1 counter.

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This is a game for 2 players. Each player has 4 counters each, and wins by blocking their opponent's counters. A good follow-on from two stones.

Winning Lines

Stage: 2, 3 and 4

An article for teachers and pupils that encourages you to look at the mathematical properties of similar games.

Tac-tickle

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This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.

Sliding Game

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A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.

Spiralling Decimals

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Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?

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Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.

Games from Around the World

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Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.

Olympic Cards

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Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.

First Connect Three for Two

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First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.

Square it for Two

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Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

Board Block Challenge for Two

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Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?

Totality for Two

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Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.

Nim-7 for Two

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Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?