Play, Persevere, Succeed

Play, persevere, succeed


In this feature, we have collected together some puzzling problems that challenge students to think mathematically. We hope these tasks will offer all students opportunities to be successful.


Multiples Sudoku 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
Each clue in this Sudoku is the product of the two numbers in adjacent cells.

Shape Products 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
These eleven shapes each stand for a different number. Can you use the multiplication sums to work out what they are?

Number Families 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
How many different number families can you find?

Alison's Quilt 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
Nine squares are fitted together to form a rectangle. Can you find its dimensions?
A collection of short problems on factors, multiples and primes.