How can we solve equations like 13x + 29y = 42 or 2x +4y = 13 with
the solutions x and y being integers? Read this article to find
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 interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Triangle ABC has equilateral triangles drawn on its edges. Points
P, Q and R are the centres of the equilateral triangles. What can
you prove about the triangle PQR?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Try this interactivity to familiarise yourself with the proof that the square root of 2 is irrational. Sort the steps of the proof into the correct order.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Take any parallelogram and draw squares on the sides of the
parallelogram. What can you prove about the quadrilateral formed by
joining the centres of these squares?
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Play countdown with matrices
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
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?
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Play countdown with vectors.
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
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. . . .
Re-arrange the pieces of the puzzle to form a rectangle and then to
form an equilateral triangle. Calculate the angles and lengths.
Six circles around a central circle make a flower. Watch the flower
as you change the radii in this circle packing. Prove that with the
given ratios of the radii the petals touch and fit perfectly.
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
A spherical balloon lies inside a wire frame. How much do you need
to deflate it to remove it from the frame if it remains a sphere?
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Match the cards of the same value.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
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. . . .
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
Mathmo is a revision tool for post-16 mathematics. It's great installed as a smartphone app, but it works well in pads and desktops and notebooks too. Give yourself a mathematical workout!
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
A tool for generating random integers.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
Show that for any triangle it is always possible to construct 3
touching circles with centres at the vertices. Is it possible to
construct touching circles centred at the vertices of any polygon?
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
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. . . .
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!
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.