Can you complete this jigsaw of the 100 square?
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help
you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
Investigate what happens when you add house numbers along a street
in different ways.
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Can you see how these factor-multiple chains work? Find the chain
which contains the smallest possible numbers. How about the largest
What do the numbers shaded in blue on this hundred square have in common? What do you notice about the pink numbers? How about the shaded numbers in the other squares?
Alice thought very carefully about this problem.
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
In this article for teachers, Bernard Bagnall describes how to find
digital roots and suggests that they can be worth exploring when
confronted by a sequence of numbers.
This article for the young and old talks about the origins of our number system and the important role zero has to play in it.