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Broad Topics > Decision Mathematics and Combinatorics > Logic

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Circular Circuitry

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

What will happen when you switch on these circular circuits?

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Tom Learns to Cook

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

If Tom wants to learn to cook his favourite supper, he needs to make a schedule so that everything is ready at the same time.

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Hmm ... When Should Tom Have Put the Rice on ...

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Creating a schedule to cook a meal consisting of two different recipes, plus rice.

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Colouring Curves Game

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

In this game, try not to colour two adjacent regions the same colour. Can you work out a strategy?

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An Introduction to Computer Programming and Mathematics

Stage: 5

This article explains the concepts involved in scientific mathematical computing. It will be very useful and interesting to anyone interested in computer programming or mathematics.

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Weekly Challenge 46: the Jabber-notty

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you invert this confusing sentence from Lewis Carrol?

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Mind Your Ps and Qs

Stage: 5 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Sort these mathematical propositions into a series of 8 correct statements.

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Notty Logic

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Have a go at being mathematically negative, by negating these statements.

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Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

Stage: 2, 3 and 4

Investigate circuits and record your findings in this simple introduction to truth tables and logic.

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Logic, Truth Tables and Switching Circuits Challenge

Stage: 3, 4 and 5

Learn about the link between logical arguments and electronic circuits. Investigate the logical connectives by making and testing your own circuits and fill in the blanks in truth tables to record. . . .

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Circuit Maker

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.

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Simple Counting Machine

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

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?

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Not Another NAND!

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Prove that you can make any type of logic gate using just NAND gates.

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Adding Machine

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can you set the logic gates so that this machine can decide how many bulbs have been switched on?

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Procedure Solver

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you think like a computer and work out what this flow diagram does?

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Flow Chart

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

The flow chart requires two numbers, M and N. Select several values for M and try to establish what the flow chart does.

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Coins

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

A man has 5 coins in his pocket. Given the clues, can you work out what the coins are?

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Crossing the Bridge

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Four friends must cross a bridge. How can they all cross it in just 17 minutes?

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Logic

Stage: 2 and 3

What does logic mean to us and is that different to mathematical logic? We will explore these questions in this article.

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Logic, and How it Should Influence Our Teaching

Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

Providing opportunities for children to participate in group narrative in our classrooms is vital. Their contrasting views lead to a high level of revision and improvement, and through this process. . . .