Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?

This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.

Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair game by adding odd and even numbers?

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.

Four cards are shuffled and placed into two piles of two. Starting with the first pile of cards - turn a card over... You win if all your cards end up in the trays before you run out of cards in. . . .

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?

7 balls are shaken in a container. You win if the two blue balls touch. What is the probability of winning?

A counter is placed in the bottom right hand corner of a grid. You toss a coin and move the star according to the following rules: ... What is the probability that you end up in the top left-hand. . . .

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?

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. . . .

Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.

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.

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.

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?

Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?

Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.

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.

Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?

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.

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

Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.

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 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 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?

Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.

Can you locate the lost giraffe? Input coordinates to help you search and find the giraffe in the fewest guesses.

It is possible to identify a particular card out of a pack of 15 with the use of some mathematical reasoning. What is this reasoning and can it be applied to other numbers of cards?

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

Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?

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?

Carry out some time trials and gather some data to help you decide on the best training regime for your rowing crew.

A tool for generating random integers.

A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory

Mo has left, but Meg is still experimenting. Use the interactivity to help you find out how she can alter her pouch of marbles and still keep the two pouches balanced.

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

How many different triangles can you make which consist of the centre point and two of the points on the edge? Can you work out each of their angles?

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

Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.

Show how this pentagonal tile can be used to tile the plane and describe the transformations which map this pentagon to its images in the tiling.

Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?

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

Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?

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

This problem is about investigating whether it is possible to start at one vertex of a platonic solid and visit every other vertex once only returning to the vertex you started at.

What are the areas of these triangles? What do you notice? Can you generalise to other "families" of triangles?

It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but what if they were tilted?