# Search by Topic

#### Resources tagged with Multiplication & division similar to Shut the Box:

Filter by: Content type:
Stage:
Challenge level:

### There are 145 results

Broad Topics > Calculations and Numerical Methods > Multiplication & division

### Shut the Box

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

An old game but lots of arithmetic!

### Shut the Box for Two

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Double or Halve?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Asteroid Blast

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### The Brown Family

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Code Breaker

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Twenty Divided Into Six

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Tug Harder!

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### A Square of Numbers

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### X Is 5 Squares

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Domino Numbers

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Spiders and Flies

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### A-magical Number Maze

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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!

### Mystery Matrix

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Four Go

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Route Product

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Zargon Glasses

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Claire's Counting Cards

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

### How Much Did it Cost?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Four Go for Two

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Six Ten Total

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This challenge combines addition, multiplication, perseverance and even proof.

### Today's Date - 01/06/2009

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Which Symbol?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.

### Shapes in a Grid

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Become Maths Detectives

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Explore Alex's number plumber. What questions would you like to ask? Don't forget to keep visiting NRICH projects site for the latest developments and questions.

### The Tomato and the Bean

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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.

### Doubling Fives

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.

### Wild Jack

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Twizzle's Journey

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### All the Digits

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This multiplication uses each of the digits 0 - 9 once and once only. Using the information given, can you replace the stars in the calculation with figures?

### The Pied Piper of Hamelin

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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!

### Dice and Spinner Numbers

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

If you had any number of ordinary dice, what are the possible ways of making their totals 6? What would the product of the dice be each time?

### The Puzzling Sweet Shop

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Oh! Harry!

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Secret Number

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### It Figures

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### The Clockmaker's Birthday Cake

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### How Old?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### A Conversation Piece

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Picture a Pyramid ...

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Sept03 Sept03 Sept03

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Carrying Cards

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Cows and Sheep

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use your logical reasoning to work out how many cows and how many sheep there are in each field.

### Function Machines

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Current Playing with Number Upper Primary Teacher

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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