When I park my car in Mathstown, there are two car parks to choose
from. Which car park should I use?
Which is bigger, n+10 or 2n+3? Can you find a good method of
answering similar questions?
In 15 years' time my age will be the square of my age 15 years ago.
Can you work out my age, and when I had other special birthdays?
A weekly challenge: these are shorter problems aimed at Post-16 students or enthusiastic younger students.
Try to solve this very difficult problem and then study our two suggested solutions. How would you use your knowledge to try to solve variants on the original problem?
The twelve edge totals of a standard six-sided die are distributed symmetrically. Will the same symmetry emerge with a dodecahedral die?
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
Lots of you sent in your explanations of why this game was unfair
and how it could be made fair.
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
Need some help getting started with solving and thinking about rich
tasks? Read on for some friendly advice.
This problem in geometry has been solved in no less than EIGHT ways
by a pair of students. How would you solve it? How many of their
solutions can you follow? How are they the same or different? Which
do you like best?
We're excited about this new program for drawing beautiful mathematical designs. Can you work out how we made our first few pictures and, even better, share your most elegant solutions with us?