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### All-variables Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

The challenge is to find the values of the variables if you are to solve this Sudoku.

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

This is a variation of sudoku which contains a set of special clue-numbers. Each set of 4 small digits stands for the numbers in the four cells of the grid adjacent to this set.

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Four numbers on an intersection that need to be placed in the surrounding cells. That is all you need to know to solve this sudoku.

### Advent Calendar 2011 - Secondary

##### Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

Advent Calendar 2011 - a mathematical activity for each day during the run-up to Christmas.

### Simultaneous Equations Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Solve the equations to identify the clue numbers in this Sudoku problem.

### Intersection Sudoku 2

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

A Sudoku with a twist.

### Intersection Sudoku 1

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

A Sudoku with a twist.

### Rainstorm Sudoku

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use the clues about the shaded areas to help solve this sudoku

### Rectangle Outline Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Each of the main diagonals of this sudoku must contain the numbers 1 to 9 and each rectangle width the numbers 1 to 4.

### Twin Line-swapping Sudoku

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

A pair of Sudoku puzzles that together lead to a complete solution.

### Plum Tree

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Label this plum tree graph to make it totally magic!

### The Great Weights Puzzle

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

You have twelve weights, one of which is different from the rest. Using just 3 weighings, can you identify which weight is the odd one out, and whether it is heavier or lighter than the rest?

### Colour Islands Sudoku 2

##### Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

In this Sudoku, there are three coloured "islands" in the 9x9 grid. Within each "island" EVERY group of nine cells that form a 3x3 square must contain the numbers 1 through 9.

### Twin Chute-swapping Sudoku

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

A pair of Sudokus with lots in common. In fact they are the same problem but rearranged. Can you find how they relate to solve them both?

### The Naked Pair in Sudoku

##### Age 7 to 16

A particular technique for solving Sudoku puzzles, known as "naked pair", is explained in this easy-to-read article.

### LCM Sudoku II

##### Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

You are given the Lowest Common Multiples of sets of digits. Find the digits and then solve the Sudoku.

### A Long Time at the Till

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Try to solve this very difficult problem and then study our two suggested solutions. How would you use your knowledge to try to solve variants on the original problem?

### Integrated Sums Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

The puzzle can be solved with the help of small clue-numbers which are either placed on the border lines between selected pairs of neighbouring squares of the grid or placed after slash marks on. . . .

### Games Related to Nim

##### Age 5 to 16

This article for teachers describes several games, found on the site, all of which have a related structure that can be used to develop the skills of strategic planning.

### Maths Trails

##### Age 7 to 14

The NRICH team are always looking for new ways to engage teachers and pupils in problem solving. Here we explain the thinking behind maths trails.

### Problem Solving, Using and Applying and Functional Mathematics

##### Age 5 to 18 Challenge Level:

Problem solving is at the heart of the NRICH site. All the problems give learners opportunities to learn, develop or use mathematical concepts and skills. Read here for more information.

### 9 Weights

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

You have been given nine weights, one of which is slightly heavier than the rest. Can you work out which weight is heavier in just two weighings of the balance?

### Sticky Numbers

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you arrange the numbers 1 to 17 in a row so that each adjacent pair adds up to a square number?

### Integrated Product Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

This Sudoku puzzle can be solved with the help of small clue-numbers on the border lines between pairs of neighbouring squares of the grid.

### Wallpaper Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

### Bochap Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

This Sudoku combines all four arithmetic operations.

### Magic W

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Find all the ways of placing the numbers 1 to 9 on a W shape, with 3 numbers on each leg, so that each set of 3 numbers has the same total.

### Alphabetti Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

This Sudoku requires you to do some working backwards before working forwards.

### Constellation Sudoku

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Special clue numbers related to the difference between numbers in two adjacent cells and values of the stars in the "constellation" make this a doubly interesting problem.

### Special Numbers

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

My two digit number is special because adding the sum of its digits to the product of its digits gives me my original number. What could my number be?

### Ratio Sudoku 1

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

### Magnetic Personality

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

60 pieces and a challenge. What can you make and how many of the pieces can you use creating skeleton polyhedra?

### LOGO Challenge - the Logic of LOGO

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Just four procedures were used to produce a design. How was it done? Can you be systematic and elegant so that someone can follow your logic?

### Weights

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Different combinations of the weights available allow you to make different totals. Which totals can you make?

### Latin Squares

##### Age 11 to 18

A Latin square of order n is an array of n symbols in which each symbol occurs exactly once in each row and exactly once in each column.

### LOGO Challenge - Sequences and Pentagrams

##### Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore this how this program produces the sequences it does. What are you controlling when you change the values of the variables?

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

You need to find the values of the stars before you can apply normal Sudoku rules.

### Summing Consecutive Numbers

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Many numbers can be expressed as the sum of two or more consecutive integers. For example, 15=7+8 and 10=1+2+3+4. Can you say which numbers can be expressed in this way?

### Seasonal Twin Sudokus

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

This pair of linked Sudokus matches letters with numbers and hides a seasonal greeting. Can you find it?

### Pole Star Sudoku 2

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

This Sudoku, based on differences. Using the one clue number can you find the solution?

### Where Can We Visit?

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Charlie and Abi put a counter on 42. They wondered if they could visit all the other numbers on their 1-100 board, moving the counter using just these two operations: x2 and -5. What do you think?

### Twin Corresponding Sudoku III

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

### Star Product Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

The puzzle can be solved by finding the values of the unknown digits (all indicated by asterisks) in the squares of the $9\times9$ grid.

### Difference Dynamics

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Take three whole numbers. The differences between them give you three new numbers. Find the differences between the new numbers and keep repeating this. What happens?

### Bent Out of Shape

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

An introduction to bond angle geometry.

### Olympic Logic

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you use your powers of logic and deduction to work out the missing information in these sporty situations?

### I've Submitted a Solution - What Next?

##### Age 5 to 18

In this article, the NRICH team describe the process of selecting solutions for publication on the site.

### Colour Islands Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

An extra constraint means this Sudoku requires you to think in diagonals as well as horizontal and vertical lines and boxes of nine.

### You Owe Me Five Farthings, Say the Bells of St Martin's

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to listen to the bells ringing a pattern. Now it's your turn! Play one of the bells yourself. How do you know when it is your turn to ring?

### Ratio Sudoku 2

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

A Sudoku with clues as ratios.