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Broad Topics > Using, Applying and Reasoning about Mathematics > Trial and improvement

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Root Hunter

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

In this short problem, try to find the location of the roots of some unusual functions by finding where they change sign.

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Well Balanced

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Exploring balance and centres of mass can be great fun. The resulting structures can seem impossible. Here are some images to encourage you to experiment with non-breakable objects of your own.

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Got a Strategy for Last Biscuit?

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

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How Old Am I?

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

In 15 years' time my age will be the square of my age 15 years ago. Can you work out my age, and when I had other special birthdays?

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Cops and Robbers

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?

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4 Dom

Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Use these four dominoes to make a square that has the same number of dots on each side.

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What's it Worth?

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

There are lots of different methods to find out what the shapes are worth - how many can you find?

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Tower Rescue

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.

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Domino Square

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Use the 'double-3 down' dominoes to make a square so that each side has eight dots.

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Sums of Pairs

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Jo has three numbers which she adds together in pairs. When she does this she has three different totals: 11, 17 and 22 What are the three numbers Jo had to start with?”