A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.
Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Play this game and see if you can figure out the computer's chosen number.
Can you find a relationship between the number of dots on the circle and the number of steps that will ensure that all points are hit?
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.
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.
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
Using your knowledge of the properties of numbers, can you fill all the squares on the board?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Play the divisibility game to create numbers in which the first two digits make a number divisible by 2, the first three digits make a number divisible by 3...
Each light in this interactivity turns on according to a rule. What happens when you enter different numbers? Can you find the smallest number that lights up all four lights?
Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?
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?
The clues for this Sudoku are the product of the numbers in adjacent squares.
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
Work out Tom's number from the answers he gives his friend. He will only answer 'yes' or 'no'.
Can you predict when you'll be clapping and when you'll be clicking if you start this rhythm? How about when a friend begins a new rhythm at the same time?
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Imagine we have four bags containing numbers from a sequence. What numbers can we make now?
A three digit number abc is always divisible by 7 when 2a+3b+c is divisible by 7. Why?
List any 3 numbers. It is always possible to find a subset of adjacent numbers that add up to a multiple of 3. Can you explain why and prove it?
I am thinking of three sets of numbers less than 101. Can you find all the numbers in each set from these clues?
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?
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?
Can you complete this calculation by filling in the missing numbers? In how many different ways can you do it?
Can you work out some different ways to balance this equation?
What is the lowest number which always leaves a remainder of 1 when divided by each of the numbers from 2 to 10?
The items in the shopping basket add and multiply to give the same amount. What could their prices be?
Have a go at balancing this equation. Can you find different ways of doing it?
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?
Do you know a quick way to check if a number is a multiple of two? How about three, four or six?
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?
Given the products of diagonally opposite cells - can you complete this Sudoku?
Can you find a way to identify times tables after they have been shifted up or down?
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?
You are given the Lowest Common Multiples of sets of digits. Find the digits and then solve the Sudoku.
Gabriel multiplied together some numbers and then erased them. Can you figure out where each number was?
Choose any 3 digits and make a 6 digit number by repeating the 3 digits in the same order (e.g. 594594). Explain why whatever digits you choose the number will always be divisible by 7, 11 and 13.
The puzzle can be solved by finding the values of the unknown digits (all indicated by asterisks) in the squares of the $9\times9$ grid.
Complete the magic square using the numbers 1 to 25 once each. Each row, column and diagonal adds up to 65.
How can you use just one weighing to find out which box contains the lighter ten coins out of the ten boxes?
This article for teachers describes how number arrays can be a useful reprentation for many number concepts.