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Broad Topics > Numbers and the Number System > Factors and multiples 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? 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? 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? 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? Surprising Split

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Does this 'trick' for calculating multiples of 11 always work? Why or why not? 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. Use the information to find out how many discs of each colour there are in the box. 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. 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? 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? 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. Being Resilient - Primary Number

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Number problems at primary level that may require resilience. Tiling

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An investigation that gives you the opportunity to make and justify predictions. 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? Multiply Multiples 3

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Have a go at balancing this equation. Can you find different ways of doing it? 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? 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. 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'. 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. Multiply Multiples 2

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

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One quarter of these coins are heads but when I turn over two coins, one third are heads. How many coins are there? 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? 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? Number Tracks

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Ben’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? 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? Seven Flipped

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

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Number problems at primary level to work on with others. 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? A Dotty Problem

Age 7 to 11 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! 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? Making Pathways

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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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? 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? 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? 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? 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? 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. 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? 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. 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? Have You Got It?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target? Number Detective

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Follow the clues to find the mystery number. 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? 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? Pebbles

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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? Multiplication Series: Number Arrays

Age 5 to 11

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