What could the half time scores have been in these Olympic hockey
If these balls are put on a line with each ball touching the one in
front and the one behind, which arrangement makes the shortest line
After training hard, these two children have improved their
results. Can you work out the length or height of their first
Factor track is not a race but a game of skill. The idea is to go
round the track in as few moves as possible, keeping to the rules.
Decide which charts and graphs represent the number of goals two football teams scored in fifteen matches.
When two closely matched teams play each other, what is the most
Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?
Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?
Although we didn't have agreement on part of the answer to this
task, the reasoning given by Katie and a pupil from Ricards Lodge
help to justify their individual responses.
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
In this article, Alan Parr shares his experiences of the motivating effect sport can have on the learning of mathematics.
Fancy a game of cricket? Here is a mathematical version you can play indoors without breaking any windows.