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Difference

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

Ring a Ring of Numbers

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.

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.

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.

A Square of Numbers

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Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

The Brown Family

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Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.

Domino Join Up

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you arrange fifteen dominoes so that all the touching domino pieces add to 6 and the ends join up? Can you make all the joins add to 7?

One Big Triangle

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10. You could use the interactivity to help you.

Number Balance

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?

Double or Halve?

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Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?

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

Dodecamagic

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Here you see the front and back views of a dodecahedron. Each vertex has been numbered so that the numbers around each pentagonal face add up to 65. Can you find all the missing numbers?

The Twelve Pointed Star Game

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more likely to win?

Caterpillars

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These caterpillars have 16 parts. What different shapes do they make if each part lies in the small squares of a 4 by 4 square?

Shut the Box

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An old game but lots of arithmetic!

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

Magic Triangle

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Place the digits 1 to 9 into the circles so that each side of the triangle adds to the same total.

The Amazing Splitting Plant

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you work out how many flowers there will be on the Amazing Splitting Plant after it has been growing for six weeks?

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?

Domino Sorting

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Try grouping the dominoes in the ways described. Are there any left over each time? Can you explain why?

Weighted Numbers

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Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.

Bean Bags for Bernard's Bag

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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?

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?

Domino Numbers

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Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

One Million to Seven

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Start by putting one million (1 000 000) into the display of your calculator. Can you reduce this to 7 using just the 7 key and add, subtract, multiply, divide and equals as many times as you like?

Cycling Squares

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you make a cycle of pairs that add to make a square number using all the numbers in the box below, once and once only?

Number Lines

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Leah and Tom each have a number line. Can you work out where their counters will land? What are the secret jumps they make with their counters?

Code Breaker

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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?

Two Dice

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

Criss Cross Quiz

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A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!

Totality

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

This is an adding game for two players.

Odds and Threes

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

Painting Possibilities

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This task, written for the National Young Mathematicians' Award 2016, involves open-topped boxes made with interlocking cubes. Explore the number of units of paint that are needed to cover the boxes. . . .

Robot Monsters

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

Fair Exchange

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

In your bank, you have three types of coins. The number of spots shows how much they are worth. Can you choose coins to exchange with the groups given to make the same total?

Strike it Out

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

Routes 1 and 5

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Find your way through the grid starting at 2 and following these operations. What number do you end on?

Asteroid Blast

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A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.

Number Differences

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?

Making Trains

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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?

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!

Butterfly Flowers

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Can you find 2 butterflies to go on each flower so that the numbers on each pair of butterflies adds to the same number as the one on the flower?

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.

Tug of War

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Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

More Children and Plants

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

Domino Square

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use the 'double-3 down' dominoes to make a square so that each side has eight dots.

Money Line-up

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In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.

Play to 37

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In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37.

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.