Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining up three points round the edge?
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
Can you find a relationship between the number of dots on the circle and the number of steps that will ensure that all points are hit?
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?
7 balls are shaken in a container. You win if the two blue balls touch. What is the probability of winning?
What are the areas of these triangles? What do you notice? Can you generalise to other "families" of triangles?
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Six balls of various colours are randomly shaken into a trianglular arrangement. What is the probability of having at least one red in the corner?
It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but what if they were tilted?
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
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.
Triangle numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?
Draw some isosceles triangles with an area of $9$cm$^2$ and a vertex at (20,20). If all the vertices must have whole number coordinates, how many is it possible to draw?
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair game by adding odd and even numbers?
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?
Meg and Mo need to hang their marbles so that they balance. Use the interactivity to experiment and find out what they need to do.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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. . . .
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 area.
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. . . .
Prove Pythagoras' Theorem using enlargements and scale factors.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
A ladder 3m long rests against a wall with one end a short distance from its base. Between the wall and the base of a ladder is a garden storage box 1m tall and 1m high. What is the maximum distance. . . .
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?
Match the cards of the same value.
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. . . .
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
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?
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
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.
This rectangle is cut into five pieces which fit exactly into a triangular outline and also into a square outline where the triangle, the rectangle and the square have equal areas.
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?
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.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
A circle rolls around the outside edge of a square so that its circumference always touches the edge of the square. Can you describe the locus of the centre of the circle?
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 Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.