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An Introduction to Proof by Contradiction

Age 14 to 18

An introduction to proof by contradiction, a powerful method of mathematical proof.

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Making Rectangles, Making Squares

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

How many differently shaped rectangles can you build using these equilateral and isosceles triangles? Can you make a square?

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Equal Equilateral Triangles

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Using the interactivity, can you make a regular hexagon from yellow triangles the same size as a regular hexagon made from green triangles ?

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Rationals Between...

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

What fractions can you find between the square roots of 65 and 67?

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What Are Numbers?

Age 7 to 18

Ranging from kindergarten mathematics to the fringe of research this informal article paints the big picture of number in a non technical way suitable for primary teachers and older students.

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Repetitiously

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

The number 2.525252525252.... can be written as a fraction. What is the sum of the denominator and numerator?

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All Is Number

Age 7 to 14

Read all about Pythagoras' mathematical discoveries in this article written for students.

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The Dangerous Ratio

Age 11 to 14

This article for pupils and teachers looks at a number that even the great mathematician, Pythagoras, found terrifying.

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The Square Hole

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

If the yellow equilateral triangle is taken as the unit for area, what size is the hole ?

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An Introduction to Irrational Numbers

Age 14 to 18

Tim Rowland introduces irrational numbers