What happens when you round these three-digit numbers to the nearest 100?
Use two dice to generate two numbers with one decimal place. What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?
Follow the clues to find the mystery number.
The letters in the following addition sum represent the digits 1
... 9. If A=3 and D=2, what number is represented by "CAYLEY"?
Tom and Ben visited Numberland. Use the maps to work out the number
of points each of their routes scores.
Find the values of the nine letters in the sum: FOOT + BALL = GAME
Use the clues to work out which cities Mohamed, Sheng, Tanya and
Bharat live in.
How many ways can you find to do up all four buttons on my coat?
How about if I had five buttons? Six ...?
You have been given nine weights, one of which is slightly heavier
than the rest. Can you work out which weight is heavier in just two
weighings of the balance?
An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.
Different combinations of the weights available allow you to make different totals. Which totals can you make?
Can you order pictures of the development of a frog from frogspawn
and of a bean seed growing into a plant?
Five numbers added together in pairs produce: 0, 2, 4, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15 What are the five numbers?
What can you say about these shapes? This problem challenges you to
create shapes with different areas and perimeters.
Can you use the information to find out which cards I have used?
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?
In the multiplication calculation, some of the digits have been replaced by letters and others by asterisks. Can you reconstruct the original multiplication?
Seven friends went to a fun fair with lots of scary rides. They
decided to pair up for rides until each friend had ridden once with
each of the others. What was the total number rides?
Can you put the numbers 1-5 in the V shape so that both 'arms' have the same total?
Can you substitute numbers for the letters in these sums?
An investigation that gives you the opportunity to make and justify
Do you notice anything about the solutions when you add and/or
subtract consecutive negative numbers?
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.
Only one side of a two-slice toaster is working. What is the
quickest way to toast both sides of three slices of bread?
If these elves wear a different outfit every day for as many days
as possible, how many days can their fun last?
How many solutions can you find to this sum? Each of the different letters stands for a different number.
Can you replace the letters with numbers? Is there only one
solution in each case?
Can you arrange the numbers 1 to 17 in a row so that each adjacent
pair adds up to a square number?
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?
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?
Make a pair of cubes that can be moved to show all the days of the
month from the 1st to the 31st.
What do the digits in the number fifteen add up to? How many other
numbers have digits with the same total but no zeros?
Can you complete this calculation by filling in the missing numbers? In how many different ways can you do it?
My local DIY shop calculates the price of its windows according to the area of glass and the length of frame used. Can you work out how they arrived at these prices?
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?
Sweets are given out to party-goers in a particular way. Investigate the total number of sweets received by people sitting in different positions.
Can you work out some different ways to balance this equation?
What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?
This challenge focuses on finding the sum and difference of pairs of two-digit numbers.
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.
How many different journeys could you make if you were going to visit four stations in this network? How about if there were five stations? Can you predict the number of journeys for seven stations?
What happens when you add three numbers together? Will your answer be odd or even? How do you know?
Have a go at balancing this equation. Can you find different ways of doing it?
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?
Use your logical-thinking skills to deduce how much Dan's crisps and ice-cream cost altogether.
When you throw two regular, six-faced dice you have more chance of getting one particular result than any other. What result would that be? Why is this?
Play the divisibility game to create numbers in which the first two digits make a number divisible by 2, the first three digits make a number divisible by 3...
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 help the children find the two triangles which have the
lengths of two sides numerically equal to their areas?
Can you fill in this table square? The numbers 2 -12 were used to generate it with just one number used twice.