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### Doplication

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

We can arrange dots in a similar way to the 5 on a dice and they usually sit quite well into a rectangular shape. How many altogether in this 3 by 5? What happens for other sizes?

### Charlie's Delightful Machine

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?

### Squares, Squares and More Squares

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you dissect a square into: 4, 7, 10, 13... other squares? 6, 9, 12, 15... other squares? 8, 11, 14... other squares?

### Red Balloons, Blue Balloons

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Katie and Will have some balloons. Will's balloon burst at exactly the same size as Katie's at the beginning of a puff. How many puffs had Will done before his balloon burst?

### Coordinate Patterns

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Charlie and Alison have been drawing patterns on coordinate grids. Can you picture where the patterns lead?

### Mobile Numbers

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

In this investigation, you are challenged to make mobile phone numbers which are easy to remember. What happens if you make a sequence adding 2 each time?

### Tables Without Tens

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate and explain the patterns that you see from recording just the units digits of numbers in the times tables.

### Multiplication Square Jigsaw

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

### Cherries Come in Twos

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Susie took cherries out of a bowl by following a certain pattern. How many cherries had there been in the bowl to start with if she was left with 14 single ones?

### Odds, Evens and More Evens

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Alison, Bernard and Charlie have been exploring sequences of odd and even numbers, which raise some intriguing questions...

### The Great Tiling Count

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Compare the numbers of particular tiles in one or all of these three designs, inspired by the floor tiles of a church in Cambridge.

### Alphabet Blocks

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

These alphabet bricks are painted in a special way. A is on one brick, B on two bricks, and so on. How many bricks will be painted by the time they have got to other letters of the alphabet?

### Shifting Times Tables

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you find a way to identify times tables after they have been shifted up?

### Investigating Pascal's Triangle

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

In this investigation, we look at Pascal's Triangle in a slightly different way - rotated and with the top line of ones taken off.

### 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?

### Matchsticks

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Reasoning about the number of matches needed to build squares that share their sides.

### More Number Pyramids

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...

### Transformations Tables

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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...

### Sums of Powers - A Festive Story

##### Stage: 3 and 4

A story for students about adding powers of integers - with a festive twist.

### Cellular

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

Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.