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.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
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
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
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
Match the cards of the same value.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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.
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. . . .
Re-arrange the pieces of the puzzle to form a rectangle and then to
form an equilateral triangle. Calculate the angles and lengths.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
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?
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?
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. . . .
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Play countdown with matrices
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
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. . . .
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
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!
A tool for generating random integers.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
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.
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?
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.
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
A mathematically themed crossword.