Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
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!
Which exact dilution ratios can you make using only 2 dilutions?
Which dilutions can you make using 10ml pipettes and 100ml
Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
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?
Can you break down this conversion process into logical steps?
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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?
It is possible to identify a particular card out of a pack of 15
with the use of some mathematical reasoning. What is this reasoning
and can it be applied to other numbers of cards?
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
A mathematically themed crossword.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
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.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
The shortest path between any two points on a snooker table is the straight line between them but what if the ball must bounce off one wall, or 2 walls, or 3 walls?
Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments
to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
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.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
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.
Can you work through these direct proofs, using our interactive
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
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.
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.
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?
Match the cards of the same value.
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.