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Children at Large

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There are four children in a family, two girls, Kate and Sally, and two boys, Tom and Ben. How old are the children?

Sweet Shop

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Five children went into the sweet shop after school. There were choco bars, chews, mini eggs and lollypops, all costing under 50p. Suggest a way in which Nathan could spend all his money.

Cuboids

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Find a cuboid (with edges of integer values) that has a surface area of exactly 100 square units. Is there more than one? Can you find them all?

1 Step 2 Step

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Liam's house has a staircase with 12 steps. He can go down the steps one at a time or two at time. In how many different ways can Liam go down the 12 steps?

How Many Miles to Go?

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

How many more miles must the car travel before the numbers on the milometer and the trip meter contain the same digits in the same order?

Ben's Game

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Ben passed a third of his counters to Jack, Jack passed a quarter of his counters to Emma and Emma passed a fifth of her counters to Ben. After this they all had the same number of counters.

Make 100

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Find at least one way to put in some operation signs (+ - x ÷) to make these digits come to 100.

Eight Hidden Squares

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On the graph there are 28 marked points. These points all mark the vertices (corners) of eight hidden squares. Can you find the eight hidden squares?

Marbles in a Box

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How many winning lines can you make in a three-dimensional version of noughts and crosses?

Make 37

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Four bags contain a large number of 1s, 3s, 5s and 7s. Pick any ten numbers from the bags above so that their total is 37.

Elevenses

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How many pairs of numbers can you find that add up to a multiple of 11? Do you notice anything interesting about your results?

Rule of Three

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If it takes four men one day to build a wall, how long does it take 60,000 men to build a similar wall?

Who Is the Fairest of Them All ?

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Explore the effect of combining enlargements.

Two and Two

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How many solutions can you find to this sum? Each of the different letters stands for a different number.

Legs Eleven

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Take any four digit number. Move the first digit to the 'back of the queue' and move the rest along. Now add your two numbers. What properties do your answers always have?

Largest Product

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Which set of numbers that add to 10 have the largest product?

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How many different symmetrical shapes can you make by shading triangles or squares?

Days and Dates

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Investigate how you can work out what day of the week your birthday will be on next year, and the year after...

Handshakes

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Can you find an efficient method to work out how many handshakes there would be if hundreds of people met?

Squares in Rectangles

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

A 2 by 3 rectangle contains 8 squares and a 3 by 4 rectangle contains 20 squares. What size rectangle(s) contain(s) exactly 100 squares? Can you find them all?

Picturing Square Numbers

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Square numbers can be represented as the sum of consecutive odd numbers. What is the sum of 1 + 3 + ..... + 149 + 151 + 153?

Think of Two Numbers

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Think of two whole numbers under 10, and follow the steps. I can work out both your numbers very quickly. How?

Letter Land

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If: A + C = A; F x D = F; B - G = G; A + H = E; B / H = G; E - G = F and A-H represent the numbers from 0 to 7 Find the values of A, B, C, D, E, F and H.

In the Playground

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

What can you say about the child who will be first on the playground tomorrow morning at breaktime in your school?

Route to Infinity

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Can you describe this route to infinity? Where will the arrows take you next?

Differences

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Can you guarantee that, for any three numbers you choose, the product of their differences will always be an even number?

Product Sudoku

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

The clues for this Sudoku are the product of the numbers in adjacent squares.

American Billions

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Play the divisibility game to create numbers in which the first two digits make a number divisible by 2, the first three digits make a number divisible by 3...

Litov's Mean Value Theorem

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Start with two numbers and generate a sequence where the next number is the mean of the last two numbers...

Counting Factors

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Is there an efficient way to work out how many factors a large number has?

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Powers of numbers behave in surprising ways. Take a look at some of these and try to explain why they are true.

Weights

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Different combinations of the weights available allow you to make different totals. Which totals can you make?

Consecutive Negative Numbers

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Do you notice anything about the solutions when you add and/or subtract consecutive negative numbers?

Painted Cube

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Imagine a large cube made from small red cubes being dropped into a pot of yellow paint. How many of the small cubes will have yellow paint on their faces?

Mirror, Mirror...

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Explore the effect of reflecting in two parallel mirror lines.

Searching for Mean(ing)

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Imagine you have a large supply of 3kg and 8kg weights. How many of each weight would you need for the average (mean) of the weights to be 6kg? What other averages could you have?

On the Edge

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

If you move the tiles around, can you make squares with different coloured edges?

Keep it Simple

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can all unit fractions be written as the sum of two unit fractions?

Summing Consecutive Numbers

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Many numbers can be expressed as the sum of two or more consecutive integers. For example, 15=7+8 and 10=1+2+3+4. Can you say which numbers can be expressed in this way?

Consecutive Numbers

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.

An Unusual Shape

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Can you maximise the area available to a grazing goat?

Fence It

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If you have only 40 metres of fencing available, what is the maximum area of land you can fence off?

Number Daisy

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you find six numbers to go in the Daisy from which you can make all the numbers from 1 to a number bigger than 25?

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A game for 2 or more people, based on the traditional card game Rummy. Players aim to make two `tricks', where each trick has to consist of a picture of a shape, a name that describes that shape, and. . . .

Cuboid Challenge

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What size square corners should be cut from a square piece of paper to make a box with the largest possible volume?

M, M and M

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If you are given the mean, median and mode of five positive whole numbers, can you find the numbers?

Special Numbers

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My two digit number is special because adding the sum of its digits to the product of its digits gives me my original number. What could my number be?

Sissa's Reward

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Sissa cleverly asked the King for a reward that sounded quite modest but turned out to be rather large...

What's it Worth?

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

There are lots of different methods to find out what the shapes are worth - how many can you find?

Repetitiously

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

The number 2.525252525252.... can be written as a fraction. What is the sum of the denominator and numerator?