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### Round the Two Dice

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This activity focuses on rounding to the nearest 10.

### What Could it Be?

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In this calculation, the box represents a missing digit. What could the digit be? What would the solution be in each case?

### Two Spinners

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

### Unit Differences

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

### Round the Dice Decimals 2

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

### Round the Three Dice

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

### Round the Dice Decimals 1

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

### The Add and Take-away Path

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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?

### Sitting Round the Party Tables

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Sweets are given out to party-goers in a particular way. Investigate the total number of sweets received by people sitting in different positions.

### Cuisenaire Counting

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Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?

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If you put three beads onto a tens/ones abacus you could make the numbers 3, 30, 12 or 21. What numbers can be made with six beads?

### Lots of Lollies

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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?

### Multiply Multiples 3

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Have a go at balancing this equation. Can you find different ways of doing it?

### Growing Garlic

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

### Find the Difference

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Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

### Multiply Multiples 2

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Can you work out some different ways to balance this equation?

### Two Dice

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Find all the numbers that can be made by adding the dots on two dice.

### Dice in a Corner

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

### 2,4,6,8

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Using the cards 2, 4, 6, 8, +, - and =, what number statements can you make?

### Multiply Multiples 1

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Can you complete this calculation by filling in the missing numbers? In how many different ways can you do it?

### Half Time

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What could the half time scores have been in these Olympic hockey matches?

### Jumping Squares

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In this problem it is not the squares that jump, you do the jumping! The idea is to go round the track in as few jumps as possible.

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In Sam and Jill's garden there are two sorts of ladybirds with 7 spots or 4 spots. What numbers of total spots can you make?

### Getting the Balance

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If you hang two weights on one side of this balance, in how many different ways can you hang three weights on the other side for it to be balanced?

### Homes

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There are to be 6 homes built on a new development site. They could be semi-detached, detached or terraced houses. How many different combinations of these can you find?

### Spell by Numbers

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Can you substitute numbers for the letters in these sums?

### Button-up Some More

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

### Ordered Ways of Working Upper Primary

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

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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?

### Build it up More

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This task follows on from Build it Up and takes the ideas into three dimensions!

### Button-up

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

### Jigsaw Pieces

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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?

### Halloween Investigation

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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?

### Journeys in Numberland

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Tom and Ben visited Numberland. Use the maps to work out the number of points each of their routes scores.

### Late Again

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

### Six Is the Sum

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What do the digits in the number fifteen add up to? How many other numbers have digits with the same total but no zeros?

### Whose Sandwich?

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

### More Children and Plants

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This challenge extends the Plants investigation so now four or more children are involved.

### Seating Arrangements

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

### Team Scream

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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?

### More Plant Spaces

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This challenging activity involves finding different ways to distribute fifteen items among four sets, when the sets must include three, four, five and six items.

### Teddy Town

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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?

### Sums and Differences 1

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

### Finding All Possibilities Upper Primary

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

### Build it Up

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Can you find all the ways to get 15 at the top of this triangle of numbers?

### 3 Rings

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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?

### Junior Frogs

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

### 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?

### Area and Perimeter

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