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?
Re-arrange the pieces of the puzzle to form a rectangle and then to
form an equilateral triangle. Calculate the angles and lengths.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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. . . .
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?
A tool for generating random integers.
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
A mathematically themed crossword.
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
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.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
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.
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.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
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.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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.
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
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
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
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
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.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.
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.
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. . . .
P is a point on the circumference of a circle radius r which rolls,
without slipping, inside a circle of radius 2r. What is the locus
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
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?
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?