This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Choose four consecutive whole numbers. Multiply the first and last numbers together. Multiply the middle pair together. What do you notice?
Take three whole numbers. The differences between them give you
three new numbers. Find the differences between the new numbers and
keep repeating this. What happens?
How many different colours of paint would be needed to paint these
pictures by numbers?
Which of these triangular jigsaws are impossible to finish?
This problem is a sequence of linked mini-challenges leading up to the proof of a difficult final challenge, encouraging you to think mathematically. Starting with one of the mini-challenges, how many of the other mini-challenges will you invent for yourself?
Weekly Problem 46 - 2011
Multiply a sequence of n terms together. Can you work out when this product is equal to an integer?
Weekly Problem 30 - 2014
What is the value of $2006 \times 2008 - 2007 \times 2007$?
Weekly Problem 37 - 2014
Which of the five diagrams below could be drawn without taking the pen off the page and without drawing along a line already drawn?
Weekly Problem 28 - 2014
What is the units digit of the given expression?