The puzzle can be solved by finding the values of the unknown digits (all indicated by asterisks) in the squares of the $9\times9$ grid.
Given the products of diagonally opposite cells - can you complete this Sudoku?
You are given the Lowest Common Multiples of sets of digits. Find the digits and then solve the Sudoku.
Factor track is not a race but a game of skill. The idea is to go round the track in as few moves as possible, keeping to the rules.
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!
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
A game for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.
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.
Imagine we have four bags containing a large number of 1s, 4s, 7s and 10s. What numbers can we make?
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?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
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?
Make a set of numbers that use all the digits from 1 to 9, once and once only. Add them up. The result is divisible by 9. Add each of the digits in the new number. What is their sum? Now try some. . . .
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
A mathematician goes into a supermarket and buys four items. Using a calculator she multiplies the cost instead of adding them. How can her answer be the same as the total at the till?
Ben passed a third of his counters to Jack, Jack passed a quarter of his counters to Emma and Emma passed a fifth of her counters to Ben. After this they all had the same number of counters.
In this problem we are looking at sets of parallel sticks that cross each other. What is the least number of crossings you can make? And the greatest?
A game for 2 or more people. Starting with 100, subratct a number from 1 to 9 from the total. You score for making an odd number, a number ending in 0 or a multiple of 6.
Can you make square numbers by adding two prime numbers together?
Given the products of adjacent cells, can you complete this Sudoku?
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
A student in a maths class was trying to get some information from her teacher. She was given some clues and then the teacher ended by saying, "Well, how old are they?"
Complete the following expressions so that each one gives a four digit number as the product of two two digit numbers and uses the digits 1 to 8 once and only once.
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does backwards?
Choose any 3 digits and make a 6 digit number by repeating the 3 digits in the same order (e.g. 594594). Explain why whatever digits you choose the number will always be divisible by 7, 11 and 13.
The clues for this Sudoku are the product of the numbers in adjacent squares.
Number problems at primary level that may require determination.
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
Complete the magic square using the numbers 1 to 25 once each. Each row, column and diagonal adds up to 65.
An investigation that gives you the opportunity to make and justify predictions.
Number problems at primary level to work on with others.
Can you find a relationship between the number of dots on the circle and the number of steps that will ensure that all points are hit?
Find a cuboid (with edges of integer values) that has a surface area of exactly 100 square units. Is there more than one? Can you find them all?
The number 12 = 2^2 × 3 has 6 factors. What is the smallest natural number with exactly 36 factors?
The number 8888...88M9999...99 is divisible by 7 and it starts with the digit 8 repeated 50 times and ends with the digit 9 repeated 50 times. What is the value of the digit M?
Find some triples of whole numbers a, b and c such that a^2 + b^2 + c^2 is a multiple of 4. Is it necessarily the case that a, b and c must all be even? If so, can you explain why?
The sum of the first 'n' natural numbers is a 3 digit number in which all the digits are the same. How many numbers have been summed?
How many integers between 1 and 1200 are NOT multiples of any of the numbers 2, 3 or 5?
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
Can you find any perfect numbers? Read this article to find out more...
Helen made the conjecture that "every multiple of six has more factors than the two numbers either side of it". Is this conjecture true?
Benâ€™s class were cutting up number tracks. First they cut them into twos and added up the numbers on each piece. What patterns could they see?
Find the number which has 8 divisors, such that the product of the divisors is 331776.
A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.
A game that tests your understanding of remainders.