### Doodles

Draw a 'doodle' - a closed intersecting curve drawn without taking pencil from paper. What can you prove about the intersections?

### Russian Cubes

I want some cubes painted with three blue faces and three red faces. How many different cubes can be painted like that?

### Areas and Ratios

Do you have enough information to work out the area of the shaded quadrilateral?

# Calculating with Cosines

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Try to make sense of each method one line at a time. The following mathematical topics may be useful:

Pythagoras' theorem

Cosines of angles greater than $90^{\circ}$

Distance between two points on a coordinate grid

Trigonometry in right-angled triangles