All about Averages

All about averages

How well do you really understand mean, median and mode?

In these puzzling problems we invite you to be playful with numbers and discover how averages change when data sets are tweaked.

About Average 

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level
Can you find sets of numbers which satisfy each of our mean, median, mode and range conditions?

Unequal Averages 

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level
Play around with sets of five numbers and see what you can discover about different types of average...

Wipeout 

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level
Can you do a little mathematical detective work to figure out which number has been wiped out?

The Lives of Presidents 

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level
Do Presidents of the USA live longer now than in the past?