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Using, Applying and Reasoning about Mathematics > Trial and improvement

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 5 to 18 Challenge Level:

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.

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 5 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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?

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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?”

##### Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

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