Get Stuck...in

Get stuck...in

These problems have some challenging elements where you might get stuck. Don't worry, we've put in some helpful hints to get you unstuck again! So get stuck in, and stick to it - you may surprise yourself!

Number Lines in Disguise 

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:
Some of the numbers have fallen off Becky's number line. Can you figure out what they were?

Estimating Angles 

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:
How good are you at estimating angles?

Same Length 

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:
Construct two equilateral triangles on a straight line. There are two lengths that look the same - can you prove it?

Shopping Basket 

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:
The items in the shopping basket add and multiply to give the same amount. What could their prices be?
Andrew Wiles, who famously proved Fermat's Last Theorem, talks about being a mathematician and dealing with being stuck.