Patterns in Number Sequences

Summing Consecutive Numbers

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

This problem offers a simple context for students to explore, make generalisations and prove conjectures, working numerically and algebraically.

Shifting Times Tables

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

This problem encourages students to think about the properties of numbers. It could be used as an introduction to work on linear sequences and straight line graphs.

Charlie's Delightful Machine

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

This problem could be used to reinforce work on recording and describing linear sequences.