These eleven shapes each stand for a different number. Can you use
the multiplication sums to work out what they are?
Investigate this balance which is marked in halves. If you had a
weight on the left-hand 7, where could you hang two weights on the
right to make it balance?
Max and Mandy put their number lines together to make a graph. How
far had each of them moved along and up from 0 to get the counter
to the place marked?
How does the position of the line affect the equation of the line?
What can you say about the equations of parallel lines?
Water freezes at 0°Celsius (32°Fahrenheit) and boils at
100°C (212°Fahrenheit). Is there a temperature at which
Celsius and Fahrenheit readings are the same?
Position the lines so that they are perpendicular to each other.
What can you say about the equations of perpendicular lines?
There is a particular value of x, and a value of y to go with it,
which make all five expressions equal in value, can you find that
x, y pair ?
Pupils from Stradbroke Primary School found that there are four
points on the circle which are all the same distance from the
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
Find out about Magic Squares in this article written for students. Why are they magic?!
Collect as many diamonds as you can by drawing three straight