How could you put these three beads into bags? How many different ways can you do it? How could you record what you've done?
In this investigation we are going to count the number of 1s, 2s,
3s etc in numbers. Can you predict what will happen?
Make new patterns from simple turning instructions. You can have a
go using pencil and paper or with a floor robot.
Tom and Ben visited Numberland. Use the maps to work out the number
of points each of their routes scores.
What can you say about these shapes? This problem challenges you to
create shapes with different areas and perimeters.
What is the smallest number of answers you need to reveal in order
to work out the missing headers?
Can you find the values at the vertices when you know the values on
Can you recreate squares and rhombuses if you are only given a side
or a diagonal?
You had to work systematically to solve this problem although we
received several different ways of doing so.
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
John Mason describes the thinking behind this month's tasks.
How do this month's tasks help to 'educate awareness'?
We think this 3x3 version of the game is often harder than the 5x5 version. Do you agree? If so, why do you think that might be?