Number problems that may require determination.
Algebra problems that may require determination.
Geometry problems that may require determination.
Statistics problems that may require determination.
Some 4 digit numbers can be written as the product of a 3 digit
number and a 2 digit number using the digits 1 to 9 each once and
only once. The number 4396 can be written as just such a product.
Can you find the factors?
Charlie and Abi put a counter on 42. They wondered if they could visit all the other numbers on their 1-100 board, moving the counter using just these two operations: x2 and -5. What do you think?
Can you use small coloured cubes to make a 3 by 3 by 3 cube so that each face of the bigger cube contains one of each colour?
How many solutions can you find to this sum? Each of the different letters stands for a different number.
Can you find six numbers to go in the Daisy from which you can make all the numbers from 1 to a number bigger than 25?
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...
Chris and Jo put two red and four blue ribbons in a box. They each pick a ribbon from the box without looking. Jo wins if the two ribbons are the same colour. Is the game fair?
Imagine you have an unlimited number of four types of triangle. How many different tetrahedra can you make?
How good are you at estimating angles?
How many moves does it take to swap over some red and blue frogs? Do you have a method?
In how many ways can you fit all three pieces together to make
shapes with line symmetry?
Find a cuboid (with edges of integer values) that has a surface
area of exactly 100 square units. Is there more than one? Can you
find them all?
Draw some isosceles triangles with an area of $9$cm$^2$ and a vertex at (20,20). If all the vertices must have whole number coordinates, how many is it possible to draw?
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair game by adding odd and even numbers?
A 2 by 3 rectangle contains 8 squares and a 3 by 4 rectangle
contains 20 squares. What size rectangle(s) contain(s) exactly 100
squares? Can you find them all?
The clues for this Sudoku are the product of the numbers in adjacent squares.
Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.
Using your knowledge of the properties of numbers, can you fill all the squares on the board?
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
Use the differences to find the solution to this Sudoku.
If you are given the mean, median and mode of five positive whole numbers, can you find the numbers?
How many pairs of numbers can you find that add up to a multiple of 11? Do you notice anything interesting about your results?
The Tower of Hanoi is an ancient mathematical challenge. Working on the building blocks may help you to explain the patterns you notice.
Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you make two lights switch on at once? Three lights? All four lights?
Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?
Can you make sense of the three methods to work out the area of the kite in the square?
Can you do a little mathematical detective work to figure out which number has been wiped out?
By selecting digits for an addition grid, what targets can you make?
What happens when you add a three digit number to its reverse?
Can you find ways to put numbers in the overlaps so the rings have equal totals?
How many ways can you find to put in operation signs (+ - x ÷) to make 100?