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### Abundant Numbers

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48 is called an abundant number because it is less than the sum of its factors (without itself). Can you find some more abundant numbers?

### Divide it Out

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What is the lowest number which always leaves a remainder of 1 when divided by each of the numbers from 2 to 10?

### 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?

### 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?

### What Two ...?

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56 406 is the product of two consecutive numbers. What are these two numbers?

### What Is Ziffle?

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Can you work out what a ziffle is on the planet Zargon?

### What's in the Box?

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This big box multiplies anything that goes inside it by the same number. If you know the numbers that come out, what multiplication might be going on in the box?

### Factor-multiple Chains

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Can you see how these factor-multiple chains work? Find the chain which contains the smallest possible numbers. How about the largest possible numbers?

### 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?

### Fitted

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Nine squares with side lengths 1, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, and 18 cm can be fitted together to form a rectangle. What are the dimensions of the rectangle?

### Tom's Number

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Work out Tom's number from the answers he gives his friend. He will only answer 'yes' or 'no'.

### Which Is Quicker?

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Which is quicker, counting up to 30 in ones or counting up to 300 in tens? Why?

### Doubling Fives

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This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.

### 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?

### Number Tracks

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

### 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?

### 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?

### Multiply Multiples 2

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

### Multiply Multiples 3

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

### 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?

### 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?

### 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?

### Mystery Matrix

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Can you fill in this table square? The numbers 2 -12 were used to generate it with just one number used twice.

### The Set of Numbers

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

### 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?

### 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?

### 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?

### Gran, How Old Are You?

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When Charlie asked his grandmother how old she is, he didn't get a straightforward reply! Can you work out how old she is?

### Multiples

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This package will help introduce children to, and encourage a deep exploration of, multiples.

### Fractions in a Box

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The discs for this game are kept in a flat square box with a square hole for each disc. Use the information to find out how many discs of each colour there are in the box.

### Domino Pick

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

### One of Thirty-six

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

### Sweets in a Box

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How many different shaped boxes can you design for 36 sweets in one layer? Can you arrange the sweets so that no sweets of the same colour are next to each other in any direction?

### Ip Dip

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"Ip dip sky blue! Who's 'it'? It's you!" Where would you position yourself so that you are 'it' if there are two players? Three players ...?

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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?

### Sets of Four Numbers

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There are ten children in Becky's group. Can you find a set of numbers for each of them? Are there any other sets?

### 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.

### 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 Track

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Factor track is not a race but a game of skill. The idea is to go round the track in as few moves as possible, keeping to the rules.

### It Figures

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Suppose we allow ourselves to use three numbers less than 10 and multiply them together. How many different products can you find? How do you know you've got them all?

### Number Detective

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Follow the clues to find the mystery number.

### 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?

### In the Money

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There are a number of coins on a table. One quarter of the coins show heads. If I turn over 2 coins, then one third show heads. How many coins are there altogether?

### 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?

### 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?

### Sets of Numbers

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How many different sets of numbers with at least four members can you find in the numbers in this box?

### Bracelets

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Investigate the different shaped bracelets you could make from 18 different spherical beads. How do they compare if you use 24 beads?

### Two Primes Make One Square

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

### Multiplication Squares

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Can you work out the arrangement of the digits in the square so that the given products are correct? The numbers 1 - 9 may be used once and once only.

### 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?