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Investigating Pascal's Triangle

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

In this investigation, we look at Pascal's Triangle in a slightly different way - rotated and with the top line of ones taken off.

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The Great Tiling Count

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Compare the numbers of particular tiles in one or all of these three designs, inspired by the floor tiles of a church in Cambridge.

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Doplication

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

We can arrange dots in a similar way to the 5 on a dice and they usually sit quite well into a rectangular shape. How many altogether in this 3 by 5? What happens for other sizes?

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Coordinate Patterns

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Charlie and Alison have been drawing patterns on coordinate grids. Can you picture where the patterns lead?

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Mobile Numbers

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

In this investigation, you are challenged to make mobile phone numbers which are easy to remember. What happens if you make a sequence adding 2 each time?

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More Number Pyramids

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...

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Cherries Come in Twos

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Susie took cherries out of a bowl by following a certain pattern. How many cherries had there been in the bowl to start with if she was left with 14 single ones?

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Tables Without Tens

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Investigate and explain the patterns that you see from recording just the units digits of numbers in the times tables.

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Alphabet Blocks

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

These alphabet bricks are painted in a special way. A is on one brick, B on two bricks, and so on. How many bricks will be painted by the time they have got to other letters of the alphabet?

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Squares in Rectangles

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

A 2 by 3 rectangle contains 8 squares and a 3 by 4 rectangle contains 20 squares. What size rectangle(s) contain(s) exactly 100 squares? Can you find them all?

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Squares, Squares and More Squares

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you dissect a square into: 4, 7, 10, 13... other squares? 6, 9, 12, 15... other squares? 8, 11, 14... other squares?

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Days and Dates

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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Cellular

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.

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Red Balloons, Blue Balloons

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Katie and Will have some balloons. Will's balloon burst at exactly the same size as Katie's at the beginning of a puff. How many puffs had Will done before his balloon burst?

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Pocket Money

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Which of these pocket money systems would you rather have?

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Odds, Evens and More Evens

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Alison, Bernard and Charlie have been exploring sequences of odd and even numbers, which raise some intriguing questions...

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Shifting Times Tables

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you find a way to identify times tables after they have been shifted up or down?

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Matchsticks

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Reasoning about the number of matches needed to build squares that share their sides.

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Sums of Powers - A Festive Story

Age 11 to 16

A story for students about adding powers of integers - with a festive twist.

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Multiplication Square Jigsaw

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

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Transformations Tables

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

These grids are filled according to some rules - can you complete them?

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Charlie's Delightful Machine

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?