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?
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 moves.
This is an interactivity in which you have to sort into the correct order the steps in the proof of the formula for the sum of a geometric series.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Make and prove a conjecture about the cyclic quadrilateral inscribed in a circle of radius r that has the maximum perimeter and the maximum area.
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 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.
How good are you at estimating angles?
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 classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
With red and blue beads on a circular wire; 'put a red bead between any two of the same colour and a blue between different colours then remove the original beads'. Keep repeating this. What happens?
Play countdown with matrices
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single pile. The winner is the player to take the last counter.
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?
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?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
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?
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
Can you work through these direct proofs, using our interactive proof sorters?
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
A tool for generating random integers.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on number sequences at Key Stage 4.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
Play countdown with vectors.
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.
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.
Match the cards of the same value.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
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?
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
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 out.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.