What is the quickest route across a ploughed field when your speed around the edge is greater?

This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.

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.

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?

Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.

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.

Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.

Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?

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

On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?

An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons

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

This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.

Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.

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

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 make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining up three points round the edge?

Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?

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 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.

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.

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.

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. . . .

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?

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.

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

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

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"

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?

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 metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.

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

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

This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.

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

A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.

An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.

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 Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.

Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.

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 of P?

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. . . .