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Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Choose a couple of the sequences. Try to picture how to make the next, and the next, and the next... Can you describe your reasoning?

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?

Frogs

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

How many moves does it take to swap over some red and blue frogs? Do you have a method?

Always a Multiple?

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Think of a two digit number, reverse the digits, and add the numbers together. Something special happens...

Seven Squares

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Watch these videos to see how Phoebe, Alice and Luke chose to draw 7 squares. How would they draw 100?

Up, Down, Flying Around

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Play this game to learn about adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers

Constructing Triangles

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Generate three random numbers to determine the side lengths of a triangle. What triangles can you draw?

Twisting and Turning

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Take a look at the video and try to find a sequence of moves that will take you back to zero.

Strange Bank Account

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Imagine a very strange bank account where you are only allowed to do two things...

Beelines

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Is there a relationship between the coordinates of the endpoints of a line and the number of grid squares it crosses?

ACE, TWO, THREE...

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you picture how to order the cards to reproduce Charlie's card trick for yourself?

Take Three from Five

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Caroline and James pick sets of five numbers. Charlie chooses three of them that add together to make a multiple of three. Can they stop him?

Perimeter Possibilities

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

I'm thinking of a rectangle with an area of 24. What could its perimeter be?

Alison's Mapping

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Alison has created two mappings. Can you figure out what they do? What questions do they prompt you to ask?

Turning Tangles

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Look carefully at the video of a tangle and explain what's happening.

Charlie's Mapping

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Charlie has created a mapping. Can you figure out what it does? What questions does it prompt you to ask?

Air Nets

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

A picture is made by joining five small quadrilaterals together to make a large quadrilateral. Is it possible to draw a similar picture if all the small quadrilaterals are cyclic?

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Watch our videos of multiplication methods that you may not have met before. Can you make sense of them?

NQT Inspiration Day 2013

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Look out for early booking for NQT Inspiration day 2014. Are you registered for our newsletter?

Summing Geometric Progressions

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Watch the video to see how to sum the sequence. Can you adapt the method to sum other sequences?

Power Countdown

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

In this twist on the well-known Countdown numbers game, use your knowledge of Powers and Roots to make a target.

Circuit Maker

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.

Symmetric Tangles

Stage: 4

The tangles created by the twists and turns of the Conway rope trick are surprisingly symmetrical. Here's why!

Jo Boaler Explains Complex Instruction

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

A video clip of Jo Boaler talking about Complex Instruction.

Helicopters

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you find out what is special about the dimensions of rectangles you can make with squares, sticks and units?

A Brief Introduction to Complex Numbers

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

In this problem, we define complex numbers and invite you to explore what happens when you add and multiply them.

The Best Card Trick?

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Time for a little mathemagic! Choose any five cards from a pack and show four of them to your partner. How can they work out the fifth?

The Invertible Trefoil

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

When is a knot invertible ?

Galley Division

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you explain how Galley Division works?

Kingsfield School - Building on Rich Starting Points

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Alf and Tracy explain how the Kingsfield School maths department use common tasks to encourage all students to think mathematically about key areas in the curriculum.

Turning the Place Over

Stage: 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

As part of Liverpool08 European Capital of Culture there were a huge number of events and displays. One of the art installations was called "Turning the Place Over". Can you find our how it works?

Plaited Origami Polyhedra

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

These models have appeared around the Centre for Mathematical Sciences. Perhaps you would like to try to make some similar models of your own.

Introduction to Number Plumber

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Video showing how to use the Number Plumber

Slick Summing

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Watch the video to see how Charlie works out the sum. Can you adapt his method?

Drawing Celtic Knots

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Here is a chance to create some Celtic knots and explore the mathematics behind them.

James's Code Challenge

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

The Enigma Project's James Grime has created a video code challenge. Watch it here!

Amazing Card Trick

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

How is it possible to predict the card?