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### Here to There 1 2 3

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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?

### Being Thoughtful - Primary Number

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

Number problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

### What Could it Be?

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In this calculation, the box represents a missing digit. What could the digit be? What would the solution be in each case?

### Journeys in Numberland

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Tom and Ben visited Numberland. Use the maps to work out the number of points each of their routes scores.

### Round the Dice Decimals 1

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use two dice to generate two numbers with one decimal place. What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

### X Is 5 Squares

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you arrange 5 different digits (from 0 - 9) in the cross in the way described?

### The Pied Piper of Hamelin

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This problem is based on the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. Investigate the different numbers of people and rats there could have been if you know how many legs there are altogether!

### A Shapely Network

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Your challenge is to find the longest way through the network following this rule. You can start and finish anywhere, and with any shape, as long as you follow the correct order.

### Sitting Round the Party Tables

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

Sweets are given out to party-goers in a particular way. Investigate the total number of sweets received by people sitting in different positions.

### Two Egg Timers

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

You have two egg timers. One takes 4 minutes exactly to empty and the other takes 7 minutes. What times in whole minutes can you measure and how?

### Unit Differences

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

This challenge is about finding the difference between numbers which have the same tens digit.

### On Target

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

You have 5 darts and your target score is 44. How many different ways could you score 44?

### How Old?

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Cherri, Saxon, Mel and Paul are friends. They are all different ages. Can you find out the age of each friend using the information?

### Area and Perimeter

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What can you say about these shapes? This problem challenges you to create shapes with different areas and perimeters.

### Round the Two Dice

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

This activity focuses on rounding to the nearest 10.

### 2,4,6,8

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Using the cards 2, 4, 6, 8, +, - and =, what number statements can you make?

### The Add and Take-away Path

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Two children made up a game as they walked along the garden paths. Can you find out their scores? Can you find some paths of your own?

### Prison Cells

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

There are 78 prisoners in a square cell block of twelve cells. The clever prison warder arranged them so there were 25 along each wall of the prison block. How did he do it?

### Hubble, Bubble

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Winifred Wytsh bought a box each of jelly babies, milk jelly bears, yellow jelly bees and jelly belly beans. In how many different ways could she make a jolly jelly feast with 32 legs?

### Sums and Differences 1

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This challenge focuses on finding the sum and difference of pairs of two-digit numbers.

### Round the Three Dice

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What happens when you round these three-digit numbers to the nearest 100?

### Spell by Numbers

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you substitute numbers for the letters in these sums?

### Pouring the Punch Drink

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

There are 4 jugs which hold 9 litres, 7 litres, 4 litres and 2 litres. Find a way to pour 9 litres of drink from one jug to another until you are left with exactly 3 litres in three of the jugs.

### Sums and Differences 2

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Rabbits in the Pen

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Using the statements, can you work out how many of each type of rabbit there are in these pens?

### Homes

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

There are to be 6 homes built on a new development site. They could be semi-detached, detached or terraced houses. How many different combinations of these can you find?

### Dart Target

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This task, written for the National Young Mathematicians' Award 2016, invites you to explore the different combinations of scores that you might get on these dart boards.

### Jumping Squares

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In this problem it is not the squares that jump, you do the jumping! The idea is to go round the track in as few jumps as possible.

### Ladybirds in the Garden

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

In Sam and Jill's garden there are two sorts of ladybirds with 7 spots or 4 spots. What numbers of total spots can you make?

### Build it Up

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you find all the ways to get 15 at the top of this triangle of numbers?

### Robot Monsters

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use these head, body and leg pieces to make Robot Monsters which are different heights.

### Build it up More

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This task follows on from Build it Up and takes the ideas into three dimensions!

### Worms

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Place this "worm" on the 100 square and find the total of the four squares it covers. Keeping its head in the same place, what other totals can you make?

### Arranging the Tables

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

There are 44 people coming to a dinner party. There are 15 square tables that seat 4 people. Find a way to seat the 44 people using all 15 tables, with no empty places.

### Six Is the Sum

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What do the digits in the number fifteen add up to? How many other numbers have digits with the same total but no zeros?

### A-magical Number Maze

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This magic square has operations written in it, to make it into a maze. Start wherever you like, go through every cell and go out a total of 15!

### Zargon Glasses

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Mrs Beeswax

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

In how many ways could Mrs Beeswax put ten coins into her three puddings so that each pudding ended up with at least two coins?

### Two Spinners

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

What two-digit numbers can you make with these two dice? What can't you make?

### Polo Square

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Arrange eight of the numbers between 1 and 9 in the Polo Square below so that each side adds to the same total.

### Dice Stairs

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you make dice stairs using the rules stated? How do you know you have all the possible stairs?

### Route Product

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Find the product of the numbers on the routes from A to B. Which route has the smallest product? Which the largest?

### Shapes in a Grid

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you find which shapes you need to put into the grid to make the totals at the end of each row and the bottom of each column?

### A Square of Numbers

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

### Five Coins

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Ben has five coins in his pocket. How much money might he have?

### Finding Fifteen

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Tim had nine cards each with a different number from 1 to 9 on it. How could he have put them into three piles so that the total in each pile was 15?

### Button-up Some More

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How many ways can you find to do up all four buttons on my coat? How about if I had five buttons? Six ...?

### Rolling That Cube

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

My cube has inky marks on each face. Can you find the route it has taken? What does each face look like?

### Beads and Bags

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

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?