Find all the ways of placing the numbers 1 to 9 on a W shape, with 3 numbers on each leg, so that each set of 3 numbers has the same total.

in how many ways can you place the numbers 1, 2, 3 … 9 in the nine regions of the Olympic Emblem (5 overlapping circles) so that the amount in each ring is the same?

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 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?

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.

How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?

Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

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.

This is an interactive net of a Rubik's cube. Twists of the 3D cube become mixes of the squares on the 2D net. Have a play and see how many scrambles you can undo!

Place a red counter in the top left corner of a 4x4 array, which is covered by 14 other smaller counters, leaving a gap in the bottom right hand corner (HOME). What is the smallest number of moves. . . .

Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.

The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"

Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.

This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.

This resource contains interactive problems to support work on number sequences at Key Stage 4.

To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons

A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.

This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.

Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?

The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?

A right-angled isosceles triangle is rotated about the centre point of a square. What can you say about the area of the part of the square covered by the triangle as it rotates?

Charlie likes tablecloths that use as many colours as possible, but insists that his tablecloths have some symmetry. Can you work out how many colours he needs for different tablecloth designs?

Triangle numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?

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.

When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...

There are 27 small cubes in a 3 x 3 x 3 cube, 54 faces being visible at any one time. Is it possible to reorganise these cubes so that by dipping the large cube into a pot of paint three times you. . . .

On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?

Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining up three points round the edge?

Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.

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.

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

There are thirteen axes of rotational symmetry of a unit cube. Describe them all. What is the average length of the parts of the axes of symmetry which lie inside the cube?

A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.

This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.

A tool for generating random integers.

A java applet that takes you through the steps needed to solve a Diophantine equation of the form Px+Qy=1 using Euclid's algorithm.

This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on graphical interpretation at Key Stage 4.

An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

The number of plants in Mr McGregor's magic potting shed increases overnight. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of his gardens, planting one garden each day. How can he do it?

Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.

A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.

This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.

An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.

Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.