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### Counting Factors

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Is there an efficient way to work out how many factors a large number has?

### Expenses

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

What is the largest number which, when divided into 1905, 2587, 3951, 7020 and 8725 in turn, leaves the same remainder each time?

### Differences

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you guarantee that, for any three numbers you choose, the product of their differences will always be an even number?

### Dozens

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Do you know a quick way to check if a number is a multiple of two? How about three, four or six?

### Going Round in Circles

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Mathematicians are always looking for efficient methods for solving problems. How efficient can you be?

### Elevenses

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

How many pairs of numbers can you find that add up to a multiple of 11? Do you notice anything interesting about your results?

### Cuboids

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Find a cuboid (with edges of integer values) that has a surface area of exactly 100 square units. Is there more than one? Can you find them all?

### Product Sudoku

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

The clues for this Sudoku are the product of the numbers in adjacent squares.

### Special Numbers

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

My two digit number is special because adding the sum of its digits to the product of its digits gives me my original number. What could my number be?

### Ben's Game

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Ben passed a third of his counters to Jack, Jack passed a quarter of his counters to Emma and Emma passed a fifth of her counters to Ben. After this they all had the same number of counters.

### Summing Consecutive Numbers

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Many numbers can be expressed as the sum of two or more consecutive integers. For example, 15=7+8 and 10=1+2+3+4. Can you say which numbers can be expressed in this way?

### Mixing More Paints

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Is it always possible to combine two paints made up in the ratios 1:x and 1:y and turn them into paint made up in the ratio a:b ? Can you find an efficent way of doing this?

### Mixing Paints

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

A decorator can buy pink paint from two manufacturers. What is the least number he would need of each type in order to produce different shades of pink.

### Funny Factorisation

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Using the digits 1 to 9, the number 4396 can be written as the product of two numbers. Can you find the factors?

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Powers of numbers behave in surprising ways. Take a look at some of these and try to explain why they are true.

### Take Three from Five

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### American Billions

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Play the divisibility game to create numbers in which the first two digits make a number divisible by 2, the first three digits make a number divisible by 3...

### Repetitiously

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

The number 2.525252525252.... can be written as a fraction. What is the sum of the denominator and numerator?

### Legs Eleven

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Take any four digit number. Move the first digit to the 'back of the queue' and move the rest along. Now add your two numbers. What properties do your answers always have?

### Sweet Shop

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Five children went into the sweet shop after school. There were choco bars, chews, mini eggs and lollypops, all costing under 50p. Suggest a way in which Nathan could spend all his money.

### Weights

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Different combinations of the weights available allow you to make different totals. Which totals can you make?

### Think of Two Numbers

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Think of two whole numbers under 10, and follow the steps. I can work out both your numbers very quickly. How?

### Why 24?

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Take any prime number greater than 3 , square it and subtract one. Working on the building blocks will help you to explain what is special about your results.

### Rule of Three

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

If it takes four men one day to build a wall, how long does it take 60,000 men to build a similar wall?

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A game for 2 or more people, based on the traditional card game Rummy. Players aim to make two `tricks', where each trick has to consist of a picture of a shape, a name that describes that shape, and. . . .

### M, M and M

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

If you are given the mean, median and mode of five positive whole numbers, can you find the numbers?

### Cola Can

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

An aluminium can contains 330 ml of cola. If the can's diameter is 6 cm what is the can's height?

### Do You Feel Lucky?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Some people offer advice on how to win at games of chance, or how to influence probability in your favour. Can you decide whether advice is good or not?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

How many different symmetrical shapes can you make by shading triangles or squares?

### Two and Two

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

How many solutions can you find to this sum? Each of the different letters stands for a different number.

### Handshakes

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you find an efficient method to work out how many handshakes there would be if hundreds of people met?

### Marbles in a Box

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

How many winning lines can you make in a three-dimensional version of noughts and crosses?

### Days and Dates

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Investigate how you can work out what day of the week your birthday will be on next year, and the year after...

### Children at Large

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

There are four children in a family, two girls, Kate and Sally, and two boys, Tom and Ben. How old are the children?

### How Much Can We Spend?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

A country has decided to have just two different coins, 3z and 5z coins. Which totals can be made? Is there a largest total that cannot be made? How do you know?

### Difference Sudoku

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Use the differences to find the solution to this Sudoku.

### Fractions Jigsaw

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

A jigsaw where pieces only go together if the fractions are equivalent.

### Negative Power

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

What does this number mean ? Which order of 1, 2, 3 and 4 makes the highest value ? Which makes the lowest ?

### Consecutive Seven

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you arrange these numbers into 7 subsets, each of three numbers, so that when the numbers in each are added together, they make seven consecutive numbers?

### Number Daisy

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you find six numbers to go in the Daisy from which you can make all the numbers from 1 to a number bigger than 25?

### Largest Product

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Which set of numbers that add to 10 have the largest product?

### Thousands and Millions

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Here's a chance to work with large numbers...

### The Spider and the Fly

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

A spider is sitting in the middle of one of the smallest walls in a room and a fly is resting beside the window. What is the shortest distance the spider would have to crawl to catch the fly?

### Searching for Mean(ing)

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Imagine you have a large supply of 3kg and 8kg weights. How many of each weight would you need for the average (mean) of the weights to be 6kg? What other averages could you have?

### Litov's Mean Value Theorem

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Start with two numbers and generate a sequence where the next number is the mean of the last two numbers...

### Hexy-metry

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

A hexagon, with sides alternately a and b units in length, is inscribed in a circle. How big is the radius of the circle?

### Can They Be Equal?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you find rectangles where the value of the area is the same as the value of the perimeter?

### On the Edge

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

If you move the tiles around, can you make squares with different coloured edges?

### Sissa's Reward

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Sissa cleverly asked the King for a reward that sounded quite modest but turned out to be rather large...

### One and Three

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Two motorboats travelling up and down a lake at constant speeds leave opposite ends A and B at the same instant, passing each other, for the first time 600 metres from A, and on their return, 400. . . .