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.
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair
game by adding odd and even numbers?
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore
probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?
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. . . .
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
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.
7 balls are shaken in a container. You win if the two blue balls
touch. What is the probability of winning?
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
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.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
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
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Six balls of various colours are randomly shaken into a trianglular
arrangement. What is the probability of having at least one red in
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
A tool for generating random integers.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Match the cards of the same value.
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?
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences
composed of square cells.
Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the
chance of winning?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could
you make it fair?
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
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?
What are the areas of these triangles? What do you notice? Can you generalise to other "families" of triangles?
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
What is the relationship between the angle at the centre and the
angles at the circumference, for angles which stand on the same
arc? Can you prove it?
Can you find all the 4-ball shuffles?
Meg and Mo still need to hang their marbles so that they balance,
but this time the constraints are different. Use the interactivity
to experiment and find out what they need to do.
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...
Can you locate the lost giraffe? Input coordinates to help you
search and find the giraffe in the fewest guesses.
Triangle numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?