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Always, Sometimes or Never? Number

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Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true?

Three Neighbours

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Look at three 'next door neighbours' amongst the counting numbers. Add them together. What do you notice?

What Do You Need?

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Four of these clues are needed to find the chosen number on this grid and four are true but do nothing to help in finding the number. Can you sort out the clues and find the number?

Nineteen Hexagons

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In this maze of hexagons, you start in the centre at 0. The next hexagon must be a multiple of 2 and the next a multiple of 5. What are the possible paths you could take?

Three Dice

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Investigate the sum of the numbers on the top and bottom faces of a line of three dice. What do you notice?

Crossings

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In this problem we are looking at sets of parallel sticks that cross each other. What is the least number of crossings you can make? And the greatest?

Tiling

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An investigation that gives you the opportunity to make and justify predictions.

One of Thirty-six

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

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.

A Mixed-up Clock

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There is a clock-face where the numbers have become all mixed up. Can you find out where all the numbers have got to from these ten statements?

Becky's Number Plumber

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Becky created a number plumber which multiplies by 5 and subtracts 4. What do you notice about the numbers that it produces? Can you explain your findings?

Round and Round the Circle

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What happens if you join every second point on this circle? How about every third point? Try with different steps and see if you can predict what will happen.

Flashing Lights

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Norrie sees two lights flash at the same time, then one of them flashes every 4th second, and the other flashes every 5th second. How many times do they flash together during a whole minute?

Down to Nothing

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A game for 2 or more people. Starting with 100, subratct a number from 1 to 9 from the total. You score for making an odd number, a number ending in 0 or a multiple of 6.

Multiplication Series: Number Arrays

Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers describes how number arrays can be a useful reprentation for many number concepts.

Grouping Goodies

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Pat counts her sweets in different groups and both times she has some left over. How many sweets could she have had?

The Set of Numbers

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Can you place the numbers from 1 to 10 in the grid?

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?

Money Measure

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How can you use just one weighing to find out which box contains the lighter ten coins out of the ten boxes?

Number Tracks

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Benâ€™s class were cutting up number tracks. First they cut them into twos and added up the numbers on each piece. What patterns could they see?

Curious Number

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Can you order the digits from 1-3 to make a number which is divisible by 3 so when the last digit is removed it becomes a 2-figure number divisible by 2, and so on?

Factor Lines

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.

Constant Counting

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You can make a calculator count for you by any number you choose. You can count by ones to reach 24. You can count by twos to reach 24. What else can you count by to reach 24?

Doubling Fives

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This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.

Give Me Four Clues

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Four of these clues are needed to find the chosen number on this grid and four are true but do nothing to help in finding the number. Can you sort out the clues and find the number?

Path to the Stars

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Is it possible to draw a 5-pointed star without taking your pencil off the paper? Is it possible to draw a 6-pointed star in the same way without taking your pen off?

Number Detective

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Follow the clues to find the mystery number.

Numbers as Shapes

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Use cubes to continue making the numbers from 7 to 20. Are they sticks, rectangles or squares?

Multiply Multiples 3

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

Which Numbers? (1)

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I am thinking of three sets of numbers less than 101. They are the red set, the green set and the blue set. Can you find all the numbers in the sets from these clues?

Which Numbers? (2)

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I am thinking of three sets of numbers less than 101. Can you find all the numbers in each set from these clues?

Multiply Multiples 2

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

Multiplication Square Jigsaw

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Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

Two Primes Make One Square

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Can you make square numbers by adding two prime numbers together?

Scoring with Dice

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I throw three dice and get 5, 3 and 2. Add the scores on the three dice. What do you get? Now multiply the scores. What do you notice?

Six in a Circle

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If there is a ring of six chairs and thirty children must either sit on a chair or stand behind one, how many children will be behind each chair?

Domino Pick

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Are these domino games fair? Can you explain why or why not?

What's Left?

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Use this grid to shade the numbers in the way described. Which numbers do you have left? Do you know what they are called?

Neighbours

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In a square in which the houses are evenly spaced, numbers 3 and 10 are opposite each other. What is the smallest and what is the largest possible number of houses in the square?

Little Squares

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Look at the squares in this problem. What does the next square look like? I draw a square with 81 little squares inside it. How long and how wide is my square?

Are You Well Balanced?

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Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.

A Square Deal

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Complete the magic square using the numbers 1 to 25 once each. Each row, column and diagonal adds up to 65.

Got it for Two

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Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

Multiples Grid

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What do the numbers shaded in blue on this hundred square have in common? What do you notice about the pink numbers? How about the shaded numbers in the other squares?

Lots of Biscuits!

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Help share out the biscuits the children have made.

Odds and Threes

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A game for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.

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On a farm there were some hens and sheep. Altogether there were 8 heads and 22 feet. How many hens were there?

Zios and Zepts

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On the planet Vuv there are two sorts of creatures. The Zios have 3 legs and the Zepts have 7 legs. The great planetary explorer Nico counted 52 legs. How many Zios and how many Zepts were there?

Spelling Circle

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Find the words hidden inside each of the circles by counting around a certain number of spaces to find each letter in turn.

The Moons of Vuvv

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The planet of Vuvv has seven moons. Can you work out how long it is between each super-eclipse?