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Lots of Lollies

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Frances and Rishi were given a bag of lollies. They shared them out evenly and had one left over. How many lollies could there have been in the bag?

Crossings

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In this problem we are looking at sets of parallel sticks that cross each other. What is the least number of crossings you can make? And the greatest?

Round the Four Dice

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This activity involves rounding four-digit numbers to the nearest thousand.

Round the Two Dice

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This activity focuses on rounding to the nearest 10.

What Could it Be?

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In this calculation, the box represents a missing digit. What could the digit be? What would the solution be in each case?

Round the Three Dice

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What happens when you round these three-digit numbers to the nearest 100?

Build it Up

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Can you find all the ways to get 15 at the top of this triangle of numbers?

Magic Constants

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In a Magic Square all the rows, columns and diagonals add to the 'Magic Constant'. How would you change the magic constant of this square?

Number Tracks

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Benâ€™s class were cutting up number tracks. First they cut them into twos and added up the numbers on each piece. What patterns could they see?

Sums and Differences 1

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This challenge focuses on finding the sum and difference of pairs of two-digit numbers.

Unit Differences

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This challenge is about finding the difference between numbers which have the same tens digit.

Number Differences

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Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?

Always, Sometimes or Never? Number

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Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true?

Three Dice

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Investigate the sum of the numbers on the top and bottom faces of a line of three dice. What do you notice?

How Odd

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This problem challenges you to find out how many odd numbers there are between pairs of numbers. Can you find a pair of numbers that has four odds between them?

Button-up Some More

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How many ways can you find to do up all four buttons on my coat? How about if I had five buttons? Six ...?

Broken Toaster

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Only one side of a two-slice toaster is working. What is the quickest way to toast both sides of three slices of bread?

Centred Squares

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This challenge, written for the Young Mathematicians' Award, invites you to explore 'centred squares'.

Play to 37

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In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37.

Sums and Differences 2

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Find the sum and difference between a pair of two-digit numbers. Now find the sum and difference between the sum and difference! What happens?

Round the Dice Decimals 1

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Use two dice to generate two numbers with one decimal place. What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

Got it for Two

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Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

Oddly

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Find the sum of all three-digit numbers each of whose digits is odd.

Always, Sometimes or Never?

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Are these statements relating to odd and even numbers always true, sometimes true or never true?

Build it up More

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This task follows on from Build it Up and takes the ideas into three dimensions!

Calendar Calculations

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Try adding together the dates of all the days in one week. Now multiply the first date by 7 and add 21. Can you explain what happens?

Snake Coils

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This challenge asks you to imagine a snake coiling on itself.

The Add and Take-away Path

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Two children made up a game as they walked along the garden paths. Can you find out their scores? Can you find some paths of your own?

Spirals, Spirals

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Here are two kinds of spirals for you to explore. What do you notice?

Walking the Squares

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Find a route from the outside to the inside of this square, stepping on as many tiles as possible.

Tiling

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An investigation that gives you the opportunity to make and justify predictions.

Magic Vs

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Can you put the numbers 1-5 in the V shape so that both 'arms' have the same total?

Sitting Round the Party Tables

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Sweets are given out to party-goers in a particular way. Investigate the total number of sweets received by people sitting in different positions.

Magic Circles

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Put the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 into the squares so that the numbers on each circle add up to the same amount. Can you find the rule for giving another set of six numbers?

Cut it Out

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Can you dissect an equilateral triangle into 6 smaller ones? What number of smaller equilateral triangles is it NOT possible to dissect a larger equilateral triangle into?

More Numbers in the Ring

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If there are 3 squares in the ring, can you place three different numbers in them so that their differences are odd? Try with different numbers of squares around the ring. What do you notice?

Strike it Out

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Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

Doplication

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We can arrange dots in a similar way to the 5 on a dice and they usually sit quite well into a rectangular shape. How many altogether in this 3 by 5? What happens for other sizes?

Break it Up!

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In how many different ways can you break up a stick of 7 interlocking cubes? Now try with a stick of 8 cubes and a stick of 6 cubes.

Journeys in Numberland

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Tom and Ben visited Numberland. Use the maps to work out the number of points each of their routes scores.

Growing Garlic

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Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.

Division Rules

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This challenge encourages you to explore dividing a three-digit number by a single-digit number.

Make 37

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Four bags contain a large number of 1s, 3s, 5s and 7s. Pick any ten numbers from the bags above so that their total is 37.

Round and Round the Circle

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What happens if you join every second point on this circle? How about every third point? Try with different steps and see if you can predict what will happen.

Round the Dice Decimals 2

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What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

Strike it Out for Two

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Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

Domino Numbers

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Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

Stop the Clock for Two

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Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?

Roll over the Dice

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Watch this video to see how to roll the dice. Now it's your turn! What do you notice about the dice numbers you have recorded?

Dice Stairs

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Can you make dice stairs using the rules stated? How do you know you have all the possible stairs?