Can you work out some different ways to balance this equation?
Can you complete this calculation by filling in the missing numbers? In how many different ways can you do it?
How could you put these three beads into bags? How many different ways can you do it? How could you record what you've done?
Number problems at primary level that require careful consideration.
Have a go at balancing this equation. Can you find different ways of doing it?
Place the numbers 1 to 8 in the circles so that no consecutive numbers are joined by a line.
Can you replace the letters with numbers? Is there only one solution in each case?
Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?
These are the faces of Will, Lil, Bill, Phil and Jill. Use the clues to work out which name goes with each face.
In your bank, you have three types of coins. The number of spots shows how much they are worth. Can you choose coins to exchange with the groups given to make the same total?
Follow the clues to find the mystery number.
What do the digits in the number fifteen add up to? How many other numbers have digits with the same total but no zeros?
In a square in which the houses are evenly spaced, numbers 3 and 10 are opposite each other. What is the smallest and what is the largest possible number of houses in the square?
Can you make a train the same length as Laura's but using three differently coloured rods? Is there only one way of doing it?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
This multiplication uses each of the digits 0 - 9 once and once only. Using the information given, can you replace the stars in the calculation with figures?
What do the numbers shaded in blue on this hundred square have in common? What do you notice about the pink numbers? How about the shaded numbers in the other squares?
I was in my car when I noticed a line of four cars on the lane next to me with number plates starting and ending with J, K, L and M. What order were they in?
Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
Exactly 195 digits have been used to number the pages in a book. How many pages does the book have?
Use the clues to find out who's who in the family, to fill in the family tree and to find out which of the family members are mathematicians and which are not.
Can you find the chosen number from the grid using the clues?
In the multiplication calculation, some of the digits have been replaced by letters and others by asterisks. Can you reconstruct the original multiplication?
This activity focuses on rounding to the nearest 10.
Use two dice to generate two numbers with one decimal place. What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
What happens when you round these three-digit numbers to the nearest 100?
Use the numbers and symbols to make this number sentence correct. How many different ways can you find?
What two-digit numbers can you make with these two dice? What can't you make?
This challenge focuses on finding the sum and difference of pairs of two-digit numbers.
What is the date in February 2002 where the 8 digits are palindromic if the date is written in the British way?
Find the sum and difference between a pair of two-digit numbers. Now find the sum and difference between the sum and difference! What happens?
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
There are seven pots of plants in a greenhouse. They have lost their labels. Perhaps you can help re-label them.
The Vikings communicated in writing by making simple scratches on wood or stones called runes. Can you work out how their code works using the table of the alphabet?
There is a clock-face where the numbers have become all mixed up. Can you find out where all the numbers have got to from these ten statements?
This dice train has been made using specific rules. How many different trains can you make?
In this calculation, the box represents a missing digit. What could the digit be? What would the solution be in each case?
Look carefully at the numbers. What do you notice? Can you make another square using the numbers 1 to 16, that displays the same properties?
Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?
Move from the START to the FINISH by moving across or down to the next square. Can you find a route to make these totals?
Zumf makes spectacles for the residents of the planet Zargon, who have either 3 eyes or 4 eyes. How many lenses will Zumf need to make all the different orders for 9 families?
Arrange eight of the numbers between 1 and 9 in the Polo Square below so that each side adds to the same total.
Can you help the children find the two triangles which have the lengths of two sides numerically equal to their areas?
George and Jim want to buy a chocolate bar. George needs 2p more and Jim need 50p more to buy it. How much is the chocolate bar?
Can you put plus signs in so this is true? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 = 99 How many ways can you do it?
Tim's class collected data about all their pets. Can you put the animal names under each column in the block graph using the information?
A magician took a suit of thirteen cards and held them in his hand face down. Every card he revealed had the same value as the one he had just finished spelling. How did this work?
Use your logical-thinking skills to deduce how much Dan's crisps and ice-cream cost altogether.