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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?

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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Using the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 once and only once, and the operations x and ÷ once and only once, what is the smallest whole number you can make?

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.

Exploring Wild & Wonderful Number Patterns

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EWWNP means Exploring Wild and Wonderful Number Patterns Created by Yourself! Investigate what happens if we create number patterns using some simple rules.

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?

Spiders and Flies

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

X Is 5 Squares

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

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. . . .

Twenty Divided Into Six

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Katie had a pack of 20 cards numbered from 1 to 20. She arranged the cards into 6 unequal piles where each pile added to the same total. What was the total and how could this be done?

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

Route Product

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Find the product of the numbers on the routes from A to B. Which route has the smallest product? Which the largest?

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!

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?

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?

Super Shapes

Stage: 2 Short Challenge Level:

The value of the circle changes in each of the following problems. Can you discover its value in each problem?

Mystery Matrix

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Can you fill in this table square? The numbers 2 -12 were used to generate it with just one number used twice.

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.

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?

Sept03 Sept03 Sept03

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This number has 903 digits. What is the sum of all 903 digits?

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.

Next Number

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Find the next number in this pattern: 3, 7, 19, 55 ...

Doubling Fives

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This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.

Shapes in a Grid

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Can you find which shapes you need to put into the grid to make the totals at the end of each row and the bottom of each column?

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?

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?

Number Tracks

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Benâ€™s class were cutting up number tracks. First they cut them into twos and added up the numbers on each piece. What patterns could they see?

Buckets of Thinking

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There are three buckets each of which holds a maximum of 5 litres. Use the clues to work out how much liquid there is in each bucket.

Asteroid Blast

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

Function Machines

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If the numbers 5, 7 and 4 go into this function machine, what numbers will come out?

Mobile Numbers

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

In this investigation, you are challenged to make mobile phone numbers which are easy to remember. What happens if you make a sequence adding 2 each time?

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?

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!

It Figures

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Suppose we allow ourselves to use three numbers less than 10 and multiply them together. How many different products can you find? How do you know you've got them all?

Trebling

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

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.

What Two ...?

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

A Conversation Piece

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Take the number 6 469 693 230 and divide it by the first ten prime numbers and you'll find the most beautiful, most magic of all numbers. What is it?

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?

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?

Oh! Harry!

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

The Puzzling Sweet Shop

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There were chews for 2p, mini eggs for 3p, Chocko bars for 5p and lollypops for 7p in the sweet shop. What could each of the children buy with their money?

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.

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?

Secret Number

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

Learning Times Tables

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In November, Liz was interviewed for an article on a parents' website about learning times tables. Read the article here.

Current Playing with Number Upper Primary Teacher

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Resources to support understanding of multiplication and division through playing with number.

The Number Crunching Machine

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Put a number at the top of the machine and collect a number at the bottom. What do you get? Which numbers get back to themselves?

Magic Constants

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In a Magic Square all the rows, columns and diagonals add to the 'Magic Constant'. How would you change the magic constant of this square?

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?

Exploring Number Patterns You Make

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Explore Alex's number plumber. What questions would you like to ask? What do you think is happening to the numbers?