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Watch the Clock

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During the third hour after midnight the hands on a clock point in the same direction (so one hand is over the top of the other). At what time, to the nearest second, does this happen?

Weighted Numbers

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

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

2010: A Year of Investigations

Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article for teachers suggests ideas for activities built around 10 and 2010.

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?

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.

Making Maths: Double-sided Magic Square

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Make your own double-sided magic square. But can you complete both sides once you've made the pieces?

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.

Asteroid Blast

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

First Connect Three

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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?

Pass the Peas, Please

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

Got it Article

Stage: 2 and 3

This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.

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.

Totality

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This is an adding game for two players.

Odds and Threes

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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.

Cycling Squares

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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?

A Rod and a Pole

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A lady has a steel rod and a wooden pole and she knows the length of each. How can she measure out an 8 unit piece of pole?

Planet Plex Time

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On Planet Plex, there are only 6 hours in the day. Can you answer these questions about how Arog the Alien spends his day?

Fair Exchange

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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?

Tug Harder!

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In this game, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the number line first?

Which Symbol?

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Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.

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.

Nice or Nasty

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

Reach 100

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.

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.

Times

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Which times on a digital clock have a line of symmetry? Which look the same upside-down? You might like to try this investigation and find out!

More Plant Spaces

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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.

More Children and Plants

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

Countdown

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Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

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Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.

Ring a Ring of Numbers

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

Nice or Nasty for Two

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Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.

Strike it Out for Two

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Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

Criss Cross Quiz

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

First Connect Three for Two

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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.

Wild Jack

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A game for 2 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.

Number Balance

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

More Carroll Diagrams

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How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?

Getting the Balance

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If you hang two weights on one side of this balance, in how many different ways can you hang three weights on the other side for it to be balanced?

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Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

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?

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?

The Twelve Pointed Star Game

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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?

Shut the Box for Two

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Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?

Carroll Diagrams

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Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

Lengthy Journeys

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Investigate the different distances of these car journeys and find out how long they take.

Got it for Two

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Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

Shut the Box

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An old game but lots of arithmetic!

Find the Difference

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Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.