Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
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?
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Triangle ABC has equilateral triangles drawn on its edges. Points
P, Q and R are the centres of the equilateral triangles. What can
you prove about the triangle PQR?
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
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?
A tool for generating random integers.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
A mathematically themed crossword.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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.
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
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
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.
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.
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.
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 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?
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Play countdown with vectors.
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
Play countdown with matrices
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
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. . . .
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
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.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.