Find your way through the grid starting at 2 and following these
operations. What number do you end on?
Arrange the shapes in a line so that you change either colour or
shape in the next piece along. Can you find several ways to start
with a blue triangle and end with a red circle?
I cut this square into two different shapes. What can you say about
the relationship between them?
I've made some cubes and some cubes with holes in. This challenge
invites you to explore the difference in the number of small cubes
I've used. Can you see any patterns?
What do you notice about the date 03.06.09? Or 08.01.09? This
challenge invites you to investigate some interesting dates
There are six numbers written in five different scripts. Can you
sort out which is which?
Find the exact difference between the largest ball and the smallest
ball on the Hepta Tree and then use this to work out the MAGIC
The discs for this game are kept in a flat square box with a square
hole for each disc. Use the information to find out how many discs
of each colour there are in the box.
Have a look at the different ways in which the solution to this
problem was expressed.
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
Ideas to support mathematics teachers who are committed to nurturing confident, resourceful and enthusiastic learners.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.