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Nine-pin Triangles

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How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?

Counters

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Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?

Red Even

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You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals have an even number of red counters?

Tessellate the Triominoes

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What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?

Four Triangles Puzzle

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Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?

Tetrafit

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A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

Cover the Camel

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Can you cover the camel with these pieces?

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How can you arrange the 5 cubes so that you need the smallest number of Brush Loads of paint to cover them? Try with other numbers of cubes as well.

Cuboid-in-a-box

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What is the smallest cuboid that you can put in this box so that you cannot fit another that's the same into it?

Putting Two and Two Together

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In how many ways can you fit two of these yellow triangles together? Can you predict the number of ways two blue triangles can be fitted together?

Routes 1 and 5

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Find your way through the grid starting at 2 and following these operations. What number do you end on?

Hexpentas

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How many different ways can you find of fitting five hexagons together? How will you know you have found all the ways?

Map Folding

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Take a rectangle of paper and fold it in half, and half again, to make four smaller rectangles. How many different ways can you fold it up?

Waiting for Blast Off

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10 space travellers are waiting to board their spaceships. There are two rows of seats in the waiting room. Using the rules, where are they all sitting? Can you find all the possible ways?

Rearrange the Square

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We can cut a small triangle off the corner of a square and then fit the two pieces together. Can you work out how these shapes are made from the two pieces?

Knight's Swap

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Swap the stars with the moons, using only knights' moves (as on a chess board). What is the smallest number of moves possible?

Single Track

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What is the best way to shunt these carriages so that each train can continue its journey?

Dodecamagic

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Here you see the front and back views of a dodecahedron. Each vertex has been numbered so that the numbers around each pentagonal face add up to 65. Can you find all the missing numbers?

Shunting Puzzle

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Can you shunt the trucks so that the Cattle truck and the Sheep truck change places and the Engine is back on the main line?

Paw Prints

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A dog is looking for a good place to bury his bone. Can you work out where he started and ended in each case? What possible routes could he have taken?

Painting Possibilities

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This task, written for the National Young Mathematicians' Award 2016, involves open-topped boxes made with interlocking cubes. Explore the number of units of paint that are needed to cover the boxes. . . .

Alquerque II

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A variant on the game Alquerque

Tessellating Capitals

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Have you ever tried tessellating capital letters? Have a look at these examples and then try some for yourself.

Teddy Bear Line-up

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What is the least number of moves you can take to rearrange the bears so that no bear is next to a bear of the same colour?

Square Corners

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What is the greatest number of counters you can place on the grid below without four of them lying at the corners of a square?

Open Boxes

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Can you work out how many cubes were used to make this open box? What size of open box could you make if you had 112 cubes?

Display Boards

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Design an arrangement of display boards in the school hall which fits the requirements of different people.

Tangram Tangle

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If you split the square into these two pieces, it is possible to fit the pieces together again to make a new shape. How many new shapes can you make?

Change Around

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Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.

Celtic Knot

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Building up a simple Celtic knot. Try the interactivity or download the cards or have a go on squared paper.

Tricky Triangles

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Use the three triangles to fill these outline shapes. Perhaps you can create some of your own shapes for a friend to fill?

Counting Cards

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A magician took a suit of thirteen cards and held them in his hand face down. Every card he revealed had the same value as the one he had just finished spelling. How did this work?

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How many DIFFERENT quadrilaterals can be made by joining the dots on the 8-point circle?

Midpoint Triangle

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Can you cut up a square in the way shown and make the pieces into a triangle?

Domino Numbers

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Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

Six to Four

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Move four sticks so there are exactly four triangles.

World of Tan 20 - Fractions

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?

World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?

World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?

World of Tan 19 - Working Men

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

Horizontal Vertical

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Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?

World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

World of Tan 27 - Sharing

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?

World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?

World of Tan 5 - Rocket

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the rocket?

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?

World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming playing the board game?

World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?

World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the telescope and microscope?

World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these rabbits?