Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
A simple spinner that is equally likely to land on Red or Black. Useful if tossing a coin, dropping it, and rummaging about on the floor have lost their appeal. Needs a modern browser; if IE then at. . . .
The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
Match the cards of the same value.
Given the nets of 4 cubes with the faces coloured in 4 colours, build a tower so that on each vertical wall no colour is repeated, that is all 4 colours appear.
Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single pile. The winner is the player to take the last counter.
How good are you at estimating angles?
Use this animation to experiment with lotteries. Choose how many balls to match, how many are in the carousel, and how many draws to make at once.
A tool for generating random integers.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?
Identical discs are flipped in the air. You win if all of the faces show the same colour. Can you calculate the probability of winning with n discs?
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
What are the areas of these triangles? What do you notice? Can you generalise to other "families" of triangles?
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
We can show that (x + 1)² = x² + 2x + 1 by considering the area of an (x + 1) by (x + 1) square. Show in a similar way that (x + 2)² = x² + 4x + 4
Triangle numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?
Can you find all the 4-ball shuffles?
Explore this interactivity and see if you can work out what it does. Could you use it to estimate the area of a shape?
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair game by adding odd and even numbers?
A and B are two interlocking cogwheels having p teeth and q teeth respectively. One tooth on B is painted red. Find the values of p and q for which the red tooth on B contacts every gap on the. . . .
When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...
Euler discussed whether or not it was possible to stroll around Koenigsberg crossing each of its seven bridges exactly once. Experiment with different numbers of islands and bridges.
A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.
A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.