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### Abundant Numbers

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### Being Resilient - Primary Number

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Number problems at primary level that may require resilience.

### Zios and Zepts

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### The Set of Numbers

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

### Tables Teaser

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

How will you work out which numbers have been used to create this multiplication square?

### Doubling Fives

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.

### Being Collaborative - Primary Number

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Number problems at primary level to work on with others.

### Constant Counting

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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?

### Scoring with Dice

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### Grouping Goodies

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

### Two Primes Make One Square

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Sets of Numbers

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Six in a Circle

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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?

### Lots of Lollies

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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?

### It Figures

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### The Moons of Vuvv

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Biscuit Decorations

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Andrew decorated 20 biscuits to take to a party. He lined them up and put icing on every second biscuit and different decorations on other biscuits. How many biscuits weren't decorated?

### A Mixed-up Clock

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### One of Thirty-six

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

### Nineteen Hexagons

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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?

### Skip Counting

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Find the squares that Froggie skips onto to get to the pumpkin patch. She starts on 3 and finishes on 30, but she lands only on a square that has a number 3 more than the square she skips from.

### Domino Pick

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

### Gran, How Old Are You?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Pebbles

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Place four pebbles on the sand in the form of a square. Keep adding as few pebbles as necessary to double the area. How many extra pebbles are added each time?

### Making Pathways

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you find different ways of creating paths using these paving slabs?

### Neighbours

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### What's Left?

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

### Ip Dip

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

"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 ...?

### Give Me Four Clues

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### Multiply Multiples 3

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Factor-multiple Chains

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Multiply Multiples 2

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Multiply Multiples 1

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Divide it Out

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Fitted

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### Becky's Number Plumber

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### Ducking and Dividing

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Your vessel, the Starship Diophantus, has become damaged in deep space. Can you use your knowledge of times tables and some lightning reflexes to survive?

### Surprising Split

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Does this 'trick' for calculating multiples of 11 always work? Why or why not?

### Number Tracks

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### Share Bears

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?

### Tiling

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Sorting Numbers

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you sort numbers into sets? Can you give each set a name?

### Same Length Trains

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?

### What Do You Need?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### Which Is Quicker?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Growing Garlic

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

### Mrs Trimmer's String

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you help the children in Mrs Trimmer's class make different shapes out of a loop of string?

### Multiplication Squares

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

### What Is Ziffle?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### What Two ...?

##### Age 7 to 11 Short Challenge Level:

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