Number Patterns and Infinity

Number Patterns and Infinity

In this feature, we have chosen to share some of the problems from the Number Patterns and Infinity pathway on Wild Maths.

Take a look at Introducing Creativity in the Classroom to find out more about Wild Maths, and for suggestions of NRICH tasks we recommend if you want to promote creativity in your classroom. 


Introducing Creativity in the Classroom 

Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:
Learn all about Wild Maths and how you can support mathematical creativity in the classroom

Pairwise Puzzler 

Age 11 to 16
I thought of 4 numbers - can you figure them out from 6 clues? Can you figure out 5 numbers from 10 clues? 6 numbers from 15 clues...

Magic Letters 

Age 11 to 16
Charlie has made a Magic V. Can you use his example to make some more? And how about Magic Ls, Ns and Ws?

Mystic Rose 

Age 11 to 16
Watch the animation to see how to draw a mystic rose. Can you work out how many lines would be needed for roses of different sizes?
Alison, Bernard and Charlie have been exploring sequences of odd and even numbers, which raise some intriguing questions...