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.
Here is a Sudoku with a difference! Use information about lowest common multiples to help you solve it.
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.
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?"
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
Helen made the conjecture that "every multiple of six has more factors than the two numbers either side of it". Is this conjecture true?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
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?
Given the products of adjacent cells, can you complete this Sudoku?
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
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.
Can you find any perfect numbers? Read this article to find out more...
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.
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?
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. . . .
The five digit number A679B, in base ten, is divisible by 72. What are the values of A and B?
A three digit number abc is always divisible by 7 when 2a+3b+c is divisible by 7. Why?
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...
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 clues for this Sudoku are the product of the numbers in adjacent squares.
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.
Imagine we have four bags containing a large number of 1s, 4s, 7s and 10s. What numbers can we make?
Follow this recipe for sieving numbers and see what interesting patterns emerge.
Can you work out what size grid you need to read our secret message?
Imagine we have four bags containing numbers from a sequence. What numbers can we make now?
Substitution and Transposition all in one! How fiendish can these codes get?
Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?
Explore the relationship between simple linear functions and their graphs.
Have you seen this way of doing multiplication ?
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?
A game that tests your understanding of remainders.
Twice a week I go swimming and swim the same number of lengths of the pool each time. As I swim, I count the lengths I've done so far, and make it into a fraction of the whole number of lengths I. . . .
Which pairs of cogs let the coloured tooth touch every tooth on the other cog? Which pairs do not let this happen? Why?
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?
Prove that if a^2+b^2 is a multiple of 3 then both a and b are multiples of 3.
In how many ways can the number 1 000 000 be expressed as the product of three positive integers?
Find some examples of pairs of numbers such that their sum is a factor of their product. eg. 4 + 12 = 16 and 4 × 12 = 48 and 16 is a factor of 48.
How many numbers less than 1000 are NOT divisible by either: a) 2 or 5; or b) 2, 5 or 7?
How many noughts are at the end of these giant numbers?
What is the value of the digit A in the sum below: [3(230 + A)]^2 = 49280A
Explain why the arithmetic sequence 1, 14, 27, 40, ... contains many terms of the form 222...2 where only the digit 2 appears.
List any 3 numbers. It is always possible to find a subset of adjacent numbers that add up to a multiple of 3. Can you explain why and prove it?
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
Prove that if the integer n is divisible by 4 then it can be written as the difference of two squares.
The nth term of a sequence is given by the formula n^3 + 11n . Find the first four terms of the sequence given by this formula and the first term of the sequence which is bigger than one million. . . .
What is the remainder when 2^2002 is divided by 7? What happens with different powers of 2?
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.
Find the smallest positive integer N such that N/2 is a perfect cube, N/3 is a perfect fifth power and N/5 is a perfect seventh power.
Each letter represents a different positive digit AHHAAH / JOKE = HA What are the values of each of the letters?