Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Match the cards of the same value.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
A tool for generating random integers.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
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.
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?
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.
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
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.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
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. . . .
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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.
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?
These formulae are often quoted, but rarely proved. In this article, we derive the formulae for the volumes of a square-based pyramid and a cone, using relatively simple mathematical concepts.
A tilted square is a square with no horizontal sides. Can you
devise a general instruction for the construction of a square when
you are given just one of its sides?
Can you locate the lost giraffe? Input coordinates to help you
search and find the giraffe in the fewest guesses.
You can move the 4 pieces of the jigsaw and fit them into both
outlines. Explain what has happened to the missing one unit of
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and
investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
Do you know how to find the area of a triangle? You can count the
squares. What happens if we turn the triangle on end? Press the
button and see. Try counting the number of units in the triangle
now. . . .
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore
probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!
A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which
labels would you put on each row and column?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10
Can you coach your rowing eight to win?
Can you find all the 4-ball shuffles?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order
to balance this equaliser?