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The Best Card Trick?

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Time for a little mathemagic! Choose any five cards from a pack and show four of them to your partner. How can they work out the fifth?

Amazing Card Trick

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

How is it possible to predict the card?

Plaited Origami Polyhedra

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

These models have appeared around the Centre for Mathematical Sciences. Perhaps you would like to try to make some similar models of your own.

Drawing Celtic Knots

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Here is a chance to create some Celtic knots and explore the mathematics behind them.

Circuit Maker

Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.

Turning the Place Over

Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

As part of Liverpool08 European Capital of Culture there were a huge number of events and displays. One of the art installations was called "Turning the Place Over". Can you find our how it works?

James's Code Challenge

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

The Enigma Project's James Grime has created a video code challenge. Watch it here!

ACE, TWO, THREE...

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you picture how to order the cards to reproduce Charlie's card trick for yourself?

Helicopters

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?

Strange Bank Account

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Imagine a very strange bank account where you are only allowed to do two things...

Up, Down, Flying Around

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Play this game to learn about adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers

A Brief Introduction to Complex Numbers

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

In this problem, we define complex numbers and invite you to explore what happens when you add and multiply them.

Take Three from Five

Age 14 to 16 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?

Seven Squares

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Watch these videos to see how Phoebe, Alice and Luke chose to draw 7 squares. How would they draw 100?

Constructing Triangles

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Generate three random numbers to determine the side lengths of a triangle. What triangles can you draw?

Summing Consecutive Numbers

Age 11 to 14 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?

Symmetric Tangles

Age 14 to 16

The tangles created by the twists and turns of the Conway rope trick are surprisingly symmetrical. Here's why!

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Watch our videos of multiplication methods that you may not have met before. Can you make sense of them?

Twisting and Turning

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Take a look at the video and try to find a sequence of moves that will take you back to zero.

Frogs

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

How many moves does it take to swap over some red and blue frogs? Do you have a method?

Beelines

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Is there a relationship between the coordinates of the endpoints of a line and the number of grid squares it crosses?

Summing Geometric Progressions

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Watch the video to see how to sum the sequence. Can you adapt the method to sum other sequences?

Power Countdown

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

In this twist on the well-known Countdown numbers game, use your knowledge of Powers and Roots to make a target.

Turning Tangles

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Look carefully at the video of a tangle and explain what's happening.

Alison's Mapping

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Alison has created two mappings. Can you figure out what they do? What questions do they prompt you to ask?

Perimeter Possibilities

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

I'm thinking of a rectangle with an area of 24. What could its perimeter be?

Kingsfield School - Building on Rich Starting Points

Age 5 to 18

Alf and Tracy explain how the Kingsfield School maths department use common tasks to encourage all students to think mathematically about key areas in the curriculum.

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you find out what is special about the dimensions of rectangles you can make with squares, sticks and units?

Slick Summing

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Watch the video to see how Charlie works out the sum. Can you adapt his method?

Charlie's Mapping

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Charlie has created a mapping. Can you figure out what it does? What questions does it prompt you to ask?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

A picture is made by joining five small quadrilaterals together to make a large quadrilateral. Is it possible to draw a similar picture if all the small quadrilaterals are cyclic?

The Invertible Trefoil

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

When is a knot invertible ?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Choose a couple of the sequences. Try to picture how to make the next, and the next, and the next... Can you describe your reasoning?

Introduction to Number Plumber

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

Video showing how to use the Number Plumber

Galley Division

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you explain how Galley Division works?

Always a Multiple?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Think of a two digit number, reverse the digits, and add the numbers together. Something special happens...

Air Nets

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.