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# The National Young Mathematicians' Award

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Have you heard of the National Young Mathematicians' Award (NYMA)? If not, you can find out more here.

Bernard, one of the members of the NRICH team, creates the brain-stretching activities used in the NYMA. In this feature, we have gathered together some tasks which will help you 'limber up' for the main NYMA tasks. Have a go at these tricky challenges and see how you get on ...

Bernard, one of the members of the NRICH team, creates the brain-stretching activities used in the NYMA. In this feature, we have gathered together some tasks which will help you 'limber up' for the main NYMA tasks. Have a go at these tricky challenges and see how you get on ...

Age 5 to 7

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How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?

Age 5 to 7

Challenge Level

Frances and Rishi were given a bag of lollies. They shared them out evenly and had one left over. How many lollies could there have been in the bag?

Age 5 to 7

Challenge Level

Imagine a 3 by 3 by 3 cube. If you and a friend drill holes in some of the small cubes in the ways described, how many will have holes drilled through them?

Age 5 to 7

Challenge Level

This problem looks at how one example of your choice can show something about the general structure of multiplication.