These pictures show some different activities that you may get up
to during a day. What order would you do them in?
This problem focuses on Dienes' Logiblocs. What is the same and
what is different about these pairs of shapes? Can you describe the
shapes in the picture?
These pictures show squares split into halves. Can you find other
In this game you throw two dice and find their total, then move the appropriate counter to the right. Which counter reaches the purple box first? Is this what you would expect?
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four
calculations are correct?
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and
ends with 100. Can you build it up?
How many different sets of numbers with at least four members can
you find in the numbers in this box?
There are three buckets each of which holds a maximum of 5 litres.
Use the clues to work out how much liquid there is in each bucket.
Did you break the spells? We had some very clear explanations of
how to complete these sequences.
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
This fascinating article delves into the world of talk in the
classroom and explains how an understanding of talking can really
improve the learning of mathematics.
A train building game for 2 players.