Skip to main content
### Number and algebra

### Geometry and measure

### Probability and statistics

### Working mathematically

### For younger learners

### Advanced mathematics

# Reasoning with Numbers

### Magic Letters

### What Numbers Can We Make?

### Method in Multiplying Madness?

### Always a Multiple?

### Take Three from Five

## You may also like

### Patterns in Number Sequences

Or search by topic

Here are a variety of numerical activities that will challenge you to explore, explain and reason mathematically.

Age 11 to 14

Challenge Level

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

Age 11 to 14

Challenge Level

Imagine we have four bags containing a large number of 1s, 4s, 7s and 10s. What numbers can we make?

Age 7 to 14

Challenge Level

Watch our videos of multiplication methods that you may not have met before. Can you make sense of them?

Age 11 to 14

Challenge Level

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

Age 11 to 16

Challenge Level

Caroline and James pick sets of five numbers. Charlie tries to find three that add together to make a multiple of three. Can they stop him?

These resources are designed to get you thinking about number sequences and patterns.