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

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 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.

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?

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

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?

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.

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

When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...

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.

Can you work through these direct proofs, using our interactive proof sorters?

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.

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?

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.

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?

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

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?

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?

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.

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.

Have you seen this way of doing multiplication ?

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

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?

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

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

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.

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 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. . . .

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

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

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.

Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.

A tool for generating random integers.

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

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

Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.

A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.

Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?

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.

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?