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Broad Topics > Using, Applying and Reasoning about Mathematics > Working systematically

### Round the Three Dice

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Two Spinners

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

What two-digit numbers can you make with these two dice? What can't you make?

### Round the Dice Decimals 1

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use two dice to generate two numbers with one decimal place. What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

### Round the Dice Decimals 2

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?

### A Bag of Marbles

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Name the Children

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Newspapers

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Professional Circles

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Broken Toaster

##### Stage: 2 Short Challenge Level:

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

### Bunny Hop

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Shunting Puzzle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Coded Hundred Square

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?

### A City of Towers

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

In this town, houses are built with one room for each person. There are some families of seven people living in the town. In how many different ways can they build their houses?

### The School Trip

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?

### Tangram Tangle

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?

### Finding All Possibilities Upper Primary

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Junior Frogs

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?

### Finding All Possibilities Upper Primary

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Beads and Bags

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

How could you put these three beads into bags? How many different ways can you do it? How could you record what you've done?

### Ordered Ways of Working Upper Primary

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Home City

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Button-up

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Button-up Some More

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Single Track

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Team Scream

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Fake Gold

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Pasta Timing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Ice Cream

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### One of Thirty-six

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you find the chosen number from the grid using the clues?

### Briefcase Lock

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

My briefcase has a three-number combination lock, but I have forgotten the combination. I remember that there's a 3, a 5 and an 8. How many possible combinations are there to try?

### Calendar Cubes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Whose Sandwich?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Growing Garlic

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Ancient Runes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Dice Stairs

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Knight's Swap

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Elf Suits

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Seating Arrangements

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Waiting for Blast Off

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Calcunos

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Dodecamagic

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Map Folding

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Jumping Cricket

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

El Crico the cricket has to cross a square patio to get home. He can jump the length of one tile, two tiles and three tiles. Can you find a path that would get El Crico home in three jumps?

### Mixed-up Socks

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Start with three pairs of socks. Now mix them up so that no mismatched pair is the same as another mismatched pair. Is there more than one way to do it?

### Crack the Code

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Finding All Possibilities Lower Primary

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Dice in a Corner

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How could you arrange at least two dice in a stack so that the total of the visible spots is 18?

### Red Express Train

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

The Red Express Train usually has five red carriages. How many ways can you find to add two blue carriages?

### 3 Rings

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

If you have three circular objects, you could arrange them so that they are separate, touching, overlapping or inside each other. Can you investigate all the different possibilities?

### Ordered Ways of Working Lower Primary

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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