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Difficulties with Division

Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers looks at how teachers can use problems from the NRICH site to help them teach division.

Remainders

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

I'm thinking of a number. When my number is divided by 5 the remainder is 4. When my number is divided by 3 the remainder is 2. Can you find my number?

Ordering Cards

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

This problem is designed to help children to learn, and to use, the two and three times tables.

Amy's Dominoes

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Amy has a box containing domino pieces but she does not think it is a complete set. She has 24 dominoes in her box and there are 125 spots on them altogether. Which of her domino pieces are missing?

Divide it Out

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

What Two ...?

Stage: 2 Short Challenge Level:

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

Sept03 Sept03 Sept03

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Learning Times Tables

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Watch our videos of multiplication methods that you may not have met before. Can you make sense of them?

Sending Cards

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This challenge asks you to investigate the total number of cards that would be sent if four children send one to all three others. How many would be sent if there were five children? Six?

Clever Santa

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

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?

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?

All the Digits

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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?

Penta Post

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Here are the prices for 1st and 2nd class mail within the UK. You have an unlimited number of each of these stamps. Which stamps would you need to post a parcel weighing 825g?

Magic Plant

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

Fair Feast

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Here is a picnic that Petros and Michael are going to share equally. Can you tell us what each of them will have?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Clock Face

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Where can you draw a line on a clock face so that the numbers on both sides have the same total?

Highest and Lowest

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Zios and Zepts

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On the planet Vuv there are two sorts of creatures. The Zios have 3 legs and the Zepts have 7 legs. The great planetary explorer Nico counted 52 legs. How many Zios and how many Zepts were there?

Tom's Number

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Practice Run

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Chandrika was practising a long distance run. Can you work out how long the race was from the information?

Function Machines

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Watching the Wheels Go 'round and 'round

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use this information to work out whether the front or back wheel of this bicycle gets more wear and tear.

Pies

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Grandma found her pie balanced on the scale with two weights and a quarter of a pie. So how heavy was each pie?

What's Left?

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

Machines

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What is happening at each box in these machines?

Factor-multiple Chains

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Being Determined - Primary Number

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Number problems at primary level that may require determination.

Multiply Multiples 1

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you complete this calculation by filling in the missing numbers? In how many different ways can you do it?

What Is Ziffle?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what a ziffle is on the planet Zargon?

Current Playing with Number Upper Primary Teacher

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Square Subtraction

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Look at what happens when you take a number, square it and subtract your answer. What kind of number do you get? Can you prove it?

Multiply Multiples 2

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you work out some different ways to balance this equation?

Multiply Multiples 3

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Have a go at balancing this equation. Can you find different ways of doing it?

Always, Sometimes or Never? Number

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true?

Doubling Fives

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.

Jumping

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

After training hard, these two children have improved their results. Can you work out the length or height of their first jumps?

Which Is Quicker?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Next Number

Stage: 2 Short Challenge Level:

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

Month Mania

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

Being Thoughtful - Primary Number

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Number problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

What's in the Box?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

It Was 2010!

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

If the answer's 2010, what could the question be?

How Do You Do It?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This group activity will encourage you to share calculation strategies and to think about which strategy might be the most efficient.

Escape from the Castle

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Skippy and Anna are locked in a room in a large castle. The key to that room, and all the other rooms, is a number. The numbers are locked away in a problem. Can you help them to get out?