Creating and Manipulating Linear and Quadratic Expressions - Stage 3

Special Numbers

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

My two digit number is special because adding the sum of its digits to the product of its digits gives me my original number. What could my number be?

Number Pyramids

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?

More Number Pyramids

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...

Your Number Is...

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

Think of a number and follow the machine's instructions... I know what your number is! Can you explain how I know?

Crossed Ends

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Crosses can be drawn on number grids of various sizes. What do you notice when you add opposite ends?

Always a Multiple?

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Think of a two digit number, reverse the digits, and add the numbers together. Something special happens...

Perimeter Expressions

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Create some shapes by combining two or more rectangles. What can you say about the areas and perimeters of the shapes you can make?

Reversals

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Where should you start, if you want to finish back where you started?

Fibonacci Surprises

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Play around with the Fibonacci sequence and discover some surprising results!

Creating and Manipulating Linear and Quadratic Expressions - Short Problems

Age 11 to 16

A collection of short problems on creating algebraic expressions.

Think of Two Numbers

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Think of two whole numbers under 10, and follow the steps. I can work out both your numbers very quickly. How?

Quadratic Patterns

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Surprising numerical patterns can be explained using algebra and diagrams...

The Simple Life

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

The answer is $5x+8y$... What was the question?

The Number Jumbler

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

The Number Jumbler can always work out your chosen symbol. Can you work out how?