Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
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?
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?
A mathematically themed crossword.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
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 tool for generating random integers.
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Charlie likes tablecloths that use as many colours as possible, but insists that his tablecloths have some symmetry. Can you work out how many colours he needs for different tablecloth designs?
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.
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
There are thirteen axes of rotational symmetry of a unit cube. Describe them all. What is the average length of the parts of the axes of symmetry which lie inside the cube?
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.
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
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
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!
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.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
This is an interactivity in which you have to sort the steps in the
completion of the square into the correct order to prove the
formula for the solutions of quadratic equations.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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. . . .
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences
composed of square cells.
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. . . .
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
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?
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.
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?
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.