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The Moons of Vuvv

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The planet of Vuvv has seven moons. Can you work out how long it is between each super-eclipse?

Nineteen Hexagons

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In this maze of hexagons, you start in the centre at 0. The next hexagon must be a multiple of 2 and the next a multiple of 5. What are the possible paths you could take?

Same Length Trains

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

Sweets in a Box

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How many different shaped boxes can you design for 36 sweets in one layer? Can you arrange the sweets so that no sweets of the same colour are next to each other in any direction?

Seven Flipped

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Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

Lots of Lollies

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Frances and Rishi were given a bag of lollies. They shared them out evenly and had one left over. How many lollies could there have been in the bag?

Multiplication Squares

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Can you work out the arrangement of the digits in the square so that the given products are correct? The numbers 1 - 9 may be used once and once only.

Multiples Grid

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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?

Mystery Matrix

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Can you fill in this table square? The numbers 2 -12 were used to generate it with just one number used twice.

Growing Garlic

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Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.

Curious Number

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Can you order the digits from 1-6 to make a number which is divisible by 6 so when the last digit is removed it becomes a 5-figure number divisible by 5, and so on?

Neighbours

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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?

It Figures

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Suppose we allow ourselves to use three numbers less than 10 and multiply them together. How many different products can you find? How do you know you've got them all?

Are You Well Balanced?

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

One of Thirty-six

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Can you find the chosen number from the grid using the clues?

Two Primes Make One Square

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Can you make square numbers by adding two prime numbers together?

A Dotty Problem

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Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!

Factor Lines

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Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.

Scoring with Dice

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I throw three dice and get 5, 3 and 2. Add the scores on the three dice. What do you get? Now multiply the scores. What do you notice?

Abundant Numbers

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48 is called an abundant number because it is less than the sum of its factors (without itself). Can you find some more abundant numbers?

Sets of Numbers

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How many different sets of numbers with at least four members can you find in the numbers in this box?

A Mixed-up Clock

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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?

Tiling

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An investigation that gives you the opportunity to make and justify predictions.

A Square Deal

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Complete the magic square using the numbers 1 to 25 once each. Each row, column and diagonal adds up to 65.

Gran, How Old Are You?

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When Charlie asked his grandmother how old she is, he didn't get a straightforward reply! Can you work out how old she is?

Ip Dip

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"Ip dip sky blue! Who's 'it'? It's you!" Where would you position yourself so that you are 'it' if there are two players? Three players ...?

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If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?

Cuisenaire Environment

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An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.

Zios and Zepts

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On the planet Vuv there are two sorts of creatures. The Zios have 3 legs and the Zepts have 7 legs. The great planetary explorer Nico counted 52 legs. How many Zios and how many Zepts were there?

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On a farm there were some hens and sheep. Altogether there were 8 heads and 22 feet. How many hens were there?

Numbers as Shapes

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Use cubes to continue making the numbers from 7 to 20. Are they sticks, rectangles or squares?

Making Sticks

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Kimie and Sebastian were making sticks from interlocking cubes and lining them up. Can they make their lines the same length? Can they make any other lines?

Skip Counting

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Find the squares that Froggie skips onto to get to the pumpkin patch. She starts on 3 and finishes on 30, but she lands only on a square that has a number 3 more than the square she skips from.

Colour Wheels

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Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?

The Set of Numbers

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Can you place the numbers from 1 to 10 in the grid?

Lots of Biscuits!

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Help share out the biscuits the children have made.

Grouping Goodies

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Pat counts her sweets in different groups and both times she has some left over. How many sweets could she have had?

Fractions in a Box

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The discs for this game are kept in a flat square box with a square hole for each disc. Use the information to find out how many discs of each colour there are in the box.

Divide it Out

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What is the lowest number which always leaves a remainder of 1 when divided by each of the numbers from 2 to 10?

Six in a Circle

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If there is a ring of six chairs and thirty children must either sit on a chair or stand behind one, how many children will be behind each chair?

Multiples

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This package will help introduce children to, and encourage a deep exploration of, multiples.

Multiplication Square Jigsaw

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Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

Number Detective

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Follow the clues to find the mystery number.

Factors and Multiples Game

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A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?

Little Squares

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Look at the squares in this problem. What does the next square look like? I draw a square with 81 little squares inside it. How long and how wide is my square?

What's Left?

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Use this grid to shade the numbers in the way described. Which numbers do you have left? Do you know what they are called?

Round and Round the Circle

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What happens if you join every second point on this circle? How about every third point? Try with different steps and see if you can predict what will happen.

Constant Counting

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You can make a calculator count for you by any number you choose. You can count by ones to reach 24. You can count by twos to reach 24. What else can you count by to reach 24?

What Two ...?

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56 406 is the product of two consecutive numbers. What are these two numbers?

Biscuit Decorations

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Andrew decorated 20 biscuits to take to a party. He lined them up and put icing on every second biscuit and different decorations on other biscuits. How many biscuits weren't decorated?