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
Match the cards of the same value.
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
Given the nets of 4 cubes with the faces coloured in 4 colours, build a tower so that on each vertical wall no colour is repeated, that is all 4 colours appear.
A mathematically themed crossword.
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!
Try ringing hand bells for yourself with interactive versions of
Diagram 2 (Plain Hunt Minimus) and Diagram 3 described in the
article 'Ding Dong Bell'.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
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.
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
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.
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?
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
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?
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. . . .
Can you use small coloured cubes to make a 3 by 3 by 3 cube so that each face of the bigger cube contains one of each colour?
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
in how many ways can you place the numbers 1, 2, 3 … 9 in the
nine regions of the Olympic Emblem (5 overlapping circles) so that
the amount in each ring is the same?
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
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. . . .
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 java applet that takes you through the steps needed to solve a
Diophantine equation of the form Px+Qy=1 using Euclid's algorithm.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
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.
Can you set the logic gates so that the number of bulbs which are on is the same as the number of switches which are on?
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
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
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. . . .
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
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. . . .
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Balancing interactivity with springs and weights.
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.
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?
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?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use this interactivity to sort out the steps of the proof of the formula for the sum of an arithmetic series. The 'thermometer' will tell you how you are doing