Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
This resources contains a series of interactivities designed to
support work on transformations at Key Stage 4.
A tool for generating random integers.
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?
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
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.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
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.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
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.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
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?
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.
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 weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
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
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.
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.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
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.
Play countdown with vectors.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.