A train leaves on time. After it has gone 8 miles (at 33mph) the driver looks at his watch and sees that the hour hand is exactly over the minute hand. When did the train leave the station?

A circle rolls around the outside edge of a square so that its circumference always touches the edge of the square. Can you describe the locus of the centre of the circle?

How many different ways can you find of fitting five hexagons together? How will you know you have found all the ways?

Every day at noon a boat leaves Le Havre for New York while another boat leaves New York for Le Havre. The ocean crossing takes seven days. How many boats will each boat cross during their journey?

A bus route has a total duration of 40 minutes. Every 10 minutes, two buses set out, one from each end. How many buses will one bus meet on its way from one end to the other end?

What happens to the area of a square if you double the length of the sides? Try the same thing with rectangles, diamonds and other shapes. How do the four smaller ones fit into the larger one?

Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?

How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?

Investigate the number of paths you can take from one vertex to another in these 3D shapes. Is it possible to take an odd number and an even number of paths to the same vertex?

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the telescope and microscope?

At the time of writing the hour and minute hands of my clock are at right angles. How long will it be before they are at right angles again?

In how many ways can you fit two of these yellow triangles together? Can you predict the number of ways two blue triangles can be fitted together?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

Here you see the front and back views of a dodecahedron. Each vertex has been numbered so that the numbers around each pentagonal face add up to 65. Can you find all the missing numbers?

You can move the 4 pieces of the jigsaw and fit them into both outlines. Explain what has happened to the missing one unit of area.

Here are more buildings to picture in your mind's eye. Watch out - they become quite complicated!

What is the relationship between these first two shapes? Which shape relates to the third one in the same way? Can you explain why?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Mai Ling?

Is it possible to remove ten unit cubes from a 3 by 3 by 3 cube made from 27 unit cubes so that the surface area of the remaining solid is the same as the surface area of the original 3 by 3 by 3. . . .

Choose a box and work out the smallest rectangle of paper needed to wrap it so that it is completely covered.

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?

Make a flower design using the same shape made out of different sizes of paper.

Anne completes a circuit around a circular track in 40 seconds. Brenda runs in the opposite direction and meets Anne every 15 seconds. How long does it take Brenda to run around the track?

Can you cut up a square in the way shown and make the pieces into a triangle?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these rabbits?

What shape is made when you fold using this crease pattern? Can you make a ring design?

How can you paint the faces of these eight cubes so they can be put together to make a 2 x 2 cube that is green all over AND a 2 x 2 cube that is yellow all over?

Can you work out what shape is made by folding in this way? Why not create some patterns using this shape but in different sizes?

This problem invites you to build 3D shapes using two different triangles. Can you make the shapes from the pictures?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the workmen?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this sports car?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming playing the board game?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

Here's a simple way to make a Tangram without any measuring or ruling lines.

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this goat and giraffe?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?

How many DIFFERENT quadrilaterals can be made by joining the dots on the 8-point circle?

Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this plaque design?

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

Can you work out what kind of rotation produced this pattern of pegs in our pegboard?