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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.

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?

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.

Which Symbol?

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Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.

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.

Which Is Quicker?

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Which is quicker, counting up to 30 in ones or counting up to 300 in tens? Why?

Magic Plant

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On Friday the magic plant was only 2 centimetres tall. Every day it doubled its height. How tall was it on Monday?

Four Go

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This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two numbers from the grid and multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row before your partner?

Shape Times Shape

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These eleven shapes each stand for a different number. Can you use the multiplication sums to work out what they are?

Asteroid Blast

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

Four Go for Two

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Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?

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. . . .

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Use the information to work out how many gifts there are in each pile.

Month Mania

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Can you design a new shape for the twenty-eight squares and arrange the numbers in a logical way? What patterns do you notice?

Shut the Box

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An old game but lots of arithmetic!

Clever Santa

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All the girls would like a puzzle each for Christmas and all the boys would like a book each. Solve the riddle to find out how many puzzles and books Santa left.

Today's Date - 01/06/2009

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What do you notice about the date 03.06.09? Or 08.01.09? This challenge invites you to investigate some interesting dates yourself.

What's in the Box?

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This big box multiplies anything that goes inside it by the same number. If you know the numbers that come out, what multiplication might be going on in the box?

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!

The Deca Tree

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Find out what a Deca Tree is and then work out how many leaves there will be after the woodcutter has cut off a trunk, a branch, a twig and a leaf.

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?

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?

Countdown

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

X Is 5 Squares

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Can you arrange 5 different digits (from 0 - 9) in the cross in the way described?

Napier's Bones

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The Scot, John Napier, invented these strips about 400 years ago to help calculate multiplication and division. Can you work out how to use Napier's bones to find the answer to these multiplications?

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?

Multiplication Square Jigsaw

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Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

Carrying Cards

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These sixteen children are standing in four lines of four, one behind the other. They are each holding a card with a number on it. Can you work out the missing numbers?

Divide it Out

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What is the lowest number which always leaves a remainder of 1 when divided by each of the numbers from 2 to 10?

One Million to Seven

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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?

How Much Did it Cost?

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Use your logical-thinking skills to deduce how much Dan's crisps and ice-cream cost altogether.

Factor-multiple Chains

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Can you see how these factor-multiple chains work? Find the chain which contains the smallest possible numbers. How about the largest possible numbers?

What's Left?

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Use this grid to shade the numbers in the way described. Which numbers do you have left? Do you know what they are called?

Spiders and Flies

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

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?

Fingers and Hands

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How would you count the number of fingers in these pictures?

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?

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!

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?

Tom's Number

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Work out Tom's number from the answers he gives his friend. He will only answer 'yes' or 'no'.

Four Goodness Sake

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Use 4 four times with simple operations so that you get the answer 12. Can you make 15, 16 and 17 too?

The 24 Game

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There are over sixty different ways of making 24 by adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing all four numbers 4, 6, 6 and 8 (using each number only once). How many can you find?

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?

Sam's Quick Sum

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What is the sum of all the three digit whole numbers?

Trebling

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Can you replace the letters with numbers? Is there only one solution in each case?

What Two ...?

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56 406 is the product of two consecutive numbers. What are these two numbers?

How Many Eggs?

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Peter, Melanie, Amil and Jack received a total of 38 chocolate eggs. Use the information to work out how many eggs each person had.

Oh! Harry!

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A group of children are using measuring cylinders but they lose the labels. Can you help relabel them?

Picture a Pyramid ...

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Imagine a pyramid which is built in square layers of small cubes. If we number the cubes from the top, starting with 1, can you picture which cubes are directly below this first cube?

Doubling Fives

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This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.