Can you fill in the empty boxes in the grid with the right shape
I am less than 25. My ones digit is twice my tens digit. My digits
add up to an even number.
Explore ways of colouring this set of triangles. Can you make
Start with three pairs of socks. Now mix them up so that no
mismatched pair is the same as another mismatched pair. Is there
more than one way to do it?
On the planet Vuv there are two sorts of creatures. The Zios have 3 legs and the Zepts have 7 legs. The great planetary explorer Nico counted 52 legs. How many Zios and how many Zepts were there?
The ancient Egyptians were said to make right-angled triangles
using a rope with twelve equal sections divided by knots. What
other triangles could you make if you had a rope like this?
When intergalactic Wag Worms are born they look just like a cube.
Each year they grow another cube in any direction. Find all the
shapes that five-year-old Wag Worms can be.
During the third hour after midnight the hands on a clock point in
the same direction (so one hand is over the top of the other). At
what time, to the nearest second, does this happen?
How many pairs of numbers can you find that add up to a multiple of
11? Do you notice anything interesting about your results?
Play the divisibility game to create numbers in which the first two digits make a number divisible by 2, the first three digits make a number divisible by 3...
I'm thinking of a number. When my number is divided by 5 the
remainder is 4. When my number is divided by 3 the remainder is 2.
Can you find my number?
Why does this fold create an angle of sixty degrees?
Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?
How many generations would link an evolutionist to a very distant
Is there a relationship between the coordinates of the endpoints of a line and the number of grid squares it crosses?
Take any prime number greater than 3 , square it and subtract one.
Working on the building blocks will help you to explain what is
special about your results.
A napkin is folded so that a corner coincides with the midpoint of
an opposite edge . Investigate the three triangles formed .
What is the same and what is different about these circle
questions? What connections can you make?
Four rods are hinged at their ends to form a convex quadrilateral.
Investigate the different shapes that the quadrilateral can take.
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Make a conjecture about the sum of the squares of the odd positive integers. Can you prove it?
Sort these mathematical propositions into a series of 8 correct
How would you massage the data in this Chi-squared test to both
accept and reject the hypothesis?
One side of a triangle is divided into segments of length a and b
by the inscribed circle, with radius r. Prove that the area is:
Predict future weather using the probability that tomorrow is wet
given today is wet and the probability that tomorrow is wet given
that today is dry.
Nicholas, Emily, Sam and children from Ysgol Aberdyfi all worked
very systematically to solve this problem.
We had lots of impressive solutions to this problem. You were able
to explain very clearly why odds and evens are so important.
The nice things about the solutions we received to this problem are
that they revealed different insights and different levels of
See how graphical methods can be used to solve this rates of change
problem and how this simple congfiguration leads to an equation
which needs a numerical solution.
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
A game that tests your understanding of remainders.
Peter Hall was one of four NRICH Teacher Fellows who worked on
embedding NRICH materials into their teaching. In this article, he
writes about his experiences of working with students at Key Stage
In this Sudoku, there are three coloured "islands" in the 9x9 grid. Within each "island" EVERY group of nine cells that form a 3x3 square must contain the numbers 1 through 9.