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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?

Twizzle's Journey

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Twizzle, a female giraffe, needs transporting to another zoo. Which route will give the fastest journey?

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There are three baskets, a brown one, a red one and a pink one, holding a total of 10 eggs. Can you use the information given to find out how many eggs are in each basket?

Magic Squares 3x3

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Fill in the numbers to make the sum of each row, column and diagonal equal to 15.

Claire's Counting Cards

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Claire thinks she has the most sports cards in her album. "I have 12 pages with 2 cards on each page", says Claire. Ross counts his cards. "No! I have 3 cards on each of my pages and there are. . . .

Big Dog, Little Dog

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Woof is a big dog. Yap is a little dog. Emma has 16 dog biscuits to give to the two dogs. She gave Woof 4 more biscuits than Yap. How many biscuits did each dog get?

Noah

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Noah saw 12 legs walk by into the Ark. How many creatures did he see?

A Numbered Route

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Can you draw a continuous line through 16 numbers on this grid so that the total of the numbers you pass through is as high as possible?

Spiders and Flies

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There were 22 legs creeping across the web. How many flies? How many spiders?

Up and Down

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Sam got into an elevator. He went down five floors, up six floors, down seven floors, then got out on the second floor. On what floor did he get on?

Here to There 1 2 3

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Move from the START to the FINISH by moving across or down to the next square. Can you find a route to make these totals?

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?

The Tall Tower

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As you come down the ladders of the Tall Tower you collect useful spells. Which way should you go to collect the most spells?

The Tomato and the Bean

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At the beginning of May Tom put his tomato plant outside. On the same day he sowed a bean in another pot. When will the two be the same height?

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Can you put plus signs in so this is true? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 = 99 How many ways can you do it?

Robot Monsters

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

A-magical Number Maze

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This magic square has operations written in it, to make it into a maze. Start wherever you like, go through every cell and go out a total of 15!

Dart Target

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This task, written for the National Young Mathematicians' Award 2016, invites you to explore the different combinations of scores that you might get on these dart boards.

Secret Number

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Annie and Ben are playing a game with a calculator. What was Annie's secret number?

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?

Highest and Lowest

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Put operations signs between the numbers 3 4 5 6 to make the highest possible number and lowest possible number.

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?

Rabbits in the Pen

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Using the statements, can you work out how many of each type of rabbit there are in these pens?

Magic Squares 4x4

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Fill in the numbers to make the sum of each row, column and diagonal equal to 34. For an extra challenge try the huge American Flag magic square.

Lengthy Journeys

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

Polo Square

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Arrange eight of the numbers between 1 and 9 in the Polo Square below so that each side adds to the same total.

Number Juggle

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Fill in the missing numbers so that adding each pair of corner numbers gives you the number between them (in the box).

Back to School

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Mr. Sunshine tells the children they will have 2 hours of homework. After several calculations, Harry says he hasn't got time to do this homework. Can you see where his reasoning is wrong?

Totality

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This is an adding game for two players.

Mrs Beeswax

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In how many ways could Mrs Beeswax put ten coins into her three puddings so that each pudding ended up with at least two coins?

Domino Join Up

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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?

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?

Hubble, Bubble

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Winifred Wytsh bought a box each of jelly babies, milk jelly bears, yellow jelly bees and jelly belly beans. In how many different ways could she make a jolly jelly feast with 32 legs?

On Target

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You have 5 darts and your target score is 44. How many different ways could you score 44?

2,4,6,8

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Using the cards 2, 4, 6, 8, +, - and =, what number statements can you make?

The Amazing Splitting Plant

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

Number Round Up

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Arrange the numbers 1 to 6 in each set of circles below. The sum of each side of the triangle should equal the number in its centre.

Brothers and Sisters

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Cassandra, David and Lachlan are brothers and sisters. They range in age between 1 year and 14 years. Can you figure out their exact ages from the clues?

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

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This problem is based on the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. Investigate the different numbers of people and rats there could have been if you know how many legs there are altogether!

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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!

The Clockmaker's Birthday Cake

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The clockmaker's wife cut up his birthday cake to look like a clock face. Can you work out who received each piece?

Prison Cells

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There are 78 prisoners in a square cell block of twelve cells. The clever prison warder arranged them so there were 25 along each wall of the prison block. How did he do 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!

Street Sequences

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Investigate what happens when you add house numbers along a street in different ways.

Magic Triangle

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

One Wasn't Square

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Mrs Morgan, the class's teacher, pinned numbers onto the backs of three children. Use the information to find out what the three numbers were.

Pouring the Punch Drink

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There are 4 jugs which hold 9 litres, 7 litres, 4 litres and 2 litres. Find a way to pour 9 litres of drink from one jug to another until you are left with exactly 3 litres in three of the jugs.

Zargon Glasses

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Zumf makes spectacles for the residents of the planet Zargon, who have either 3 eyes or 4 eyes. How many lenses will Zumf need to make all the different orders for 9 families?

Arranging the Tables

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There are 44 people coming to a dinner party. There are 15 square tables that seat 4 people. Find a way to seat the 44 people using all 15 tables, with no empty places.

How Old?

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Cherri, Saxon, Mel and Paul are friends. They are all different ages. Can you find out the age of each friend using the information?