Try to move the knight to visit each square once and return to the starting point on this unusual chessboard.

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?

A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.

Find all the ways of placing the numbers 1 to 9 on a W shape, with 3 numbers on each leg, so that each set of 3 numbers has the same total.

Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.

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?

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?

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.

Ask a friend to choose a number between 1 and 63. By identifying which of the six cards contains the number they are thinking of it is easy to tell them what the number is.

Have you seen this way of doing multiplication ?

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.

How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?

This resource contains interactive problems to support work on number sequences at Key Stage 4.

Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?

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. . . .

Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.

To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.

Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?

Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.

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 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.

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.

A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.

A tool for generating random integers.

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 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.

This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.

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?

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.

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 metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.

Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.

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 game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.

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. . . .

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.

Re-arrange the pieces of the puzzle to form a rectangle and then to form an equilateral triangle. Calculate the angles and lengths.

A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.

Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!