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Broad Topics > Using, Applying and Reasoning about Mathematics > Working systematically

### Watch the Clock

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

During the third hour after midnight the hands on a clock point in the same direction (so one hand is over the top of the other). At what time, to the nearest second, does this happen?

### Home Time

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Alice's mum needs to go to each child's house just once and then back home again. How many different routes are there? Use the information to find out how long each road is on the route she took.

### Creating Cubes

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

Arrange 9 red cubes, 9 blue cubes and 9 yellow cubes into a large 3 by 3 cube. No row or column of cubes must contain two cubes of the same colour.

### More on Mazes

##### Stage: 2 and 3

There is a long tradition of creating mazes throughout history and across the world. This article gives details of mazes you can visit and those that you can tackle on paper.

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

Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.

### Matching Time

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.

### First Connect Three

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

The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?

### Twinkle Twinkle

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

A game for 2 people. Take turns placing a counter on the star. You win when you have completed a line of 3 in your colour.

### Wonky Watches

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Stuart's watch loses two minutes every hour. Adam's watch gains one minute every hour. Use the information to work out what time (the real time) they arrived at the airport.

### How Long Does it Take?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.

### 5 on the Clock

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

On a digital clock showing 24 hour time, over a whole day, how many times does a 5 appear? Is it the same number for a 12 hour clock over a whole day?

### Teddy Town

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

There are nine teddies in Teddy Town - three red, three blue and three yellow. There are also nine houses, three of each colour. Can you put them on the map of Teddy Town according to the rules?

### First Connect Three for Two

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

First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.

### Tea Cups

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

Place the 16 different combinations of cup/saucer in this 4 by 4 arrangement so that no row or column contains more than one cup or saucer of the same colour.

### Winning the Lottery

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the chance of winning?

### Inky Cube

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

This cube has ink on each face which leaves marks on paper as it is rolled. Can you work out what is on each face and the route it has taken?

### Robot Monsters

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Fault-free Rectangles

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.

### A Bag of Marbles

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use the information to describe these marbles. What colours must be on marbles that sparkle when rolling but are dark inside?

### Triangle Edges

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?

### Combining Cuisenaire

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?

### Name the Children

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you find out in which order the children are standing in this line?

### One to Fifteen

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?

### More Children and Plants

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

This challenge extends the Plants investigation so now four or more children are involved.

### A Child Is Full of ...

##### Stage: 2 Short Challenge Level:

My cousin was 24 years old on Friday April 5th in 1974. On what day of the week was she born?

### Code Breaker

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This problem is based on a code using two different prime numbers less than 10. You'll need to multiply them together and shift the alphabet forwards by the result. Can you decipher the code?

### Whose Face?

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

These are the faces of Will, Lil, Bill, Phil and Jill. Use the clues to work out which name goes with each face.

### More Transformations on a Pegboard

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.

### Red Even

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals have an even number of red counters?

### Counters

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Junior Frogs

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

Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?

### Bean Bags for Bernard's Bag

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How could you put eight beanbags in the hoops so that there are four in the blue hoop, five in the red and six in the yellow? Can you find all the ways of doing this?

### How Many Times?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

On a digital 24 hour clock, at certain times, all the digits are consecutive. How many times like this are there between midnight and 7 a.m.?

### Inside Triangles

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?

### Reach 100

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

Choose four different digits from 1-9 and put one in each box so that the resulting four two-digit numbers add to a total of 100.

### Making Maths: Double-sided Magic Square

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

Make your own double-sided magic square. But can you complete both sides once you've made the pieces?

### Difference

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

### Find the Difference

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

### Are You Well Balanced?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.

### 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?

### Colour in the Square

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

Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?

### What Shape and Colour?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you fill in the empty boxes in the grid with the right shape and colour?

### Three Ball Line Up

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.

### Making Trains

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?

### Cuisenaire Counting

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?

### Triangles All Around

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you find all the different triangles on these peg boards, and find their angles?

### More Plant Spaces

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

This challenging activity involves finding different ways to distribute fifteen items among four sets, when the sets must include three, four, five and six items.

### Nine-pin Triangles

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Two Dice

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Find all the numbers that can be made by adding the dots on two dice.

### Same Length Trains

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?