How many different journeys could you make if you were going to visit four stations in this network? How about if there were five stations? Can you predict the number of journeys for seven stations?

This train line has two tracks which cross at different points. Can you find all the routes that end at Cheston?

Moira is late for school. What is the shortest route she can take from the school gates to the entrance?

Use the clues to work out which cities Mohamed, Sheng, Tanya and Bharat live in.

A merchant brings four bars of gold to a jeweller. How can the jeweller use the scales just twice to identify the lighter, fake bar?

Frances and Rishi were given a bag of lollies. They shared them out evenly and had one left over. How many lollies could there have been in the bag?

In the planet system of Octa the planets are arranged in the shape of an octahedron. How many different routes could be taken to get from Planet A to Planet Zargon?

Lorenzie was packing his bag for a school trip. He packed four shirts and three pairs of pants. "I will be able to have a different outfit each day", he said. How many days will Lorenzie be away?

My cube has inky marks on each face. Can you find the route it has taken? What does each face look like?

Nina must cook some pasta for 15 minutes but she only has a 7-minute sand-timer and an 11-minute sand-timer. How can she use these timers to measure exactly 15 minutes?

Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.

These activities focus on finding all possible solutions so working in a systematic way will ensure none are left out.

Imagine that the puzzle pieces of a jigsaw are roughly a rectangular shape and all the same size. How many different puzzle pieces could there be?

If these elves wear a different outfit every day for as many days as possible, how many days can their fun last?

How many different shapes can you make by putting four right- angled isosceles triangles together?

Can you make dice stairs using the rules stated? How do you know you have all the possible stairs?

The Vikings communicated in writing by making simple scratches on wood or stones called runes. Can you work out how their code works using the table of the alphabet?

These activities focus on finding all possible solutions so if you work in a systematic way, you won't leave any out.

These activities lend themselves to systematic working in the sense that it helps to have an ordered approach.

This challenge, written for the Young Mathematicians' Award, invites you to explore 'centred squares'.

Six friends sat around a circular table. Can you work out from the information who sat where and what their profession were?

How many ways can you find to do up all four buttons on my coat? How about if I had five buttons? Six ...?

What can you say about these shapes? This problem challenges you to create shapes with different areas and perimeters.

What is the smallest number of jumps needed before the white rabbits and the grey rabbits can continue along their path?

Only one side of a two-slice toaster is working. What is the quickest way to toast both sides of three slices of bread?

The Zargoes use almost the same alphabet as English. What does this birthday message say?

Make a pair of cubes that can be moved to show all the days of the month from the 1st to the 31st.

Your challenge is to find the longest way through the network following this rule. You can start and finish anywhere, and with any shape, as long as you follow the correct order.

Seven friends went to a fun fair with lots of scary rides. They decided to pair up for rides until each friend had ridden once with each of the others. What was the total number rides?

Investigate the different ways you could split up these rooms so that you have double the number.

Two children made up a game as they walked along the garden paths. Can you find out their scores? Can you find some paths of your own?

Use the information to describe these marbles. What colours must be on marbles that sparkle when rolling but are dark inside?

My coat has three buttons. How many ways can you find to do up all the buttons?

These activities lend themselves to systematic working in the sense that it helps to have an ordered approach.

Sitting around a table are three girls and three boys. Use the clues to work out were each person is sitting.

When newspaper pages get separated at home we have to try to sort them out and get things in the correct order. How many ways can we arrange these pages so that the numbering may be different?

You cannot choose a selection of ice cream flavours that includes totally what someone has already chosen. Have a go and find all the different ways in which seven children can have ice cream.

Can you find out in which order the children are standing in this line?

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?

These activities lend themselves to systematic working in the sense that it helps if you have an ordered approach.

The challenge here is to find as many routes as you can for a fence to go so that this town is divided up into two halves, each with 8 blocks.

This challenge is about finding the difference between numbers which have the same tens digit.

This challenge focuses on finding the sum and difference of pairs of two-digit numbers.

Find the sum and difference between a pair of two-digit numbers. Now find the sum and difference between the sum and difference! What happens?

Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.

What happens when you round these three-digit numbers to the nearest 100?

Ana and Ross looked in a trunk in the attic. They found old cloaks and gowns, hats and masks. How many possible costumes could they make?

If we had 16 light bars which digital numbers could we make? How will you know you've found them all?

There are nine teddies in Teddy Town - three red, three blue and three yellow. There are also nine houses, three of each colour. Can you put them on the map of Teddy Town according to the rules?

Chandra, Jane, Terry and Harry ordered their lunches from the sandwich shop. Use the information below to find out who ordered each sandwich.