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### Flashing Lights

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### What Do You Need?

##### Stage: 2 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?

### Becky's Number Plumber

##### Stage: 2 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?

### What Two ...?

##### Stage: 2 Short Challenge Level:

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

### Factor-multiple Chains

##### Stage: 2 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?

### Crossings

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### 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.

### What Is Ziffle?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Divide it Out

##### Stage: 2 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?

### Which Is Quicker?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Three Spinners

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

These red, yellow and blue spinners were each spun 45 times in total. Can you work out which numbers are on each spinner?

### Tom's Number

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### What's in the Box?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### The Moons of Vuvv

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Biscuit Decorations

##### Stage: 1 and 2 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?

### Which Numbers? (1)

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Being Determined - Primary Number

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Number problems at primary level that may require determination.

### Red Balloons, Blue Balloons

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Katie and Will have some balloons. Will's balloon burst at exactly the same size as Katie's at the beginning of a puff. How many puffs had Will done before his balloon burst?

### Zios and Zepts

##### Stage: 2 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?

### Number Detective

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Follow the clues to find the mystery number.

### Sets of Four Numbers

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Path to the Stars

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Spelling Circle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Which Numbers? (2)

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Down to Nothing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Three Neighbours

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Got it for Two

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Give Me Four Clues

##### Stage: 2 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?

### Number Tracks

##### Stage: 2 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?

### Odds and Threes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Multiplication Square Jigsaw

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

### Always, Sometimes or Never? Number

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Money Measure

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Curious Number

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Mystery Matrix

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Seven Flipped

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

### A Mixed-up Clock

##### Stage: 2 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?

### Abundant Numbers

##### Stage: 2 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?

### Sweets in a Box

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### A Dotty Problem

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!

### Being Collaborative - Primary Number

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Number problems at primary level to work on with others.

### Scoring with Dice

##### Stage: 2 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?

### Factor Lines

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Round and Round the Circle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Multiples Grid

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Tiling

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?

### Remainders

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

I'm thinking of a number. When my number is divided by 5 the remainder is 4. When my number is divided by 3 the remainder is 2. Can you find my number?

### How Old Are the Children?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

A student in a maths class was trying to get some information from her teacher. She was given some clues and then the teacher ended by saying, "Well, how old are they?"

### Cuisenaire Environment

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.