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### Tug of War

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

### Ring a Ring of Numbers

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.

### Which Symbol?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.

### Countdown

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

### Page Numbers

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

Exactly 195 digits have been used to number the pages in a book. How many pages does the book have?

### Neighbours

##### Stage: 2 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?

### Tug Harder!

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In this game, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the number line first?

### Dotty Six

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

Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways.

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Got it Article

##### Stage: 2 and 3

This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.

### Number Differences

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?

### Mrs Beeswax

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

In how many ways could Mrs Beeswax put ten coins into her three puddings so that each pudding ended up with at least two coins?

### 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!

### Double or Halve?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?

### Shut the Box

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

An old game but lots of arithmetic!

### Making Maths: Double-sided Magic Square

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Make your own double-sided magic square. But can you complete both sides once you've made the pieces?

### Five Steps to 50

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use five steps to count forwards or backwards in 1s or 10s to get to 50. What strategies did you use?

### Carroll Diagrams

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

### Making Longer, Making Shorter

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Ahmed is making rods using different numbers of cubes. Which rod is twice the length of his first rod?

### Pouring the Punch Drink

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

There are 4 jugs which hold 9 litres, 7 litres, 4 litres and 2 litres. Find a way to pour 9 litres of drink from one jug to another until you are left with exactly 3 litres in three of the jugs.

### Making Trains

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you make a train the same length as Laura's but using three differently coloured rods? Is there only one way of doing it?

### More Carroll Diagrams

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?

### Dart Target

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This task, written for the National Young Mathematicians' Award 2016, invites you to explore the different combinations of scores that you might get on these dart boards.

### Bean Bags for Bernard's Bag

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How could you put eight beanbags in the hoops so that there are four in the blue hoop, five in the red and six in the yellow? Can you find all the ways of doing this?

### Rabbits in the Pen

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Using the statements, can you work out how many of each type of rabbit there are in these pens?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!

### Code Breaker

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This problem is based on a code using two different prime numbers less than 10. You'll need to multiply them together and shift the alphabet forwards by the result. Can you decipher the code?

### The Deca Tree

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Find out what a Deca Tree is and then work out how many leaves there will be after the woodcutter has cut off a trunk, a branch, a twig and a leaf.

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you put plus signs in so this is true? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 = 99 How many ways can you do it?

### The Tomato and the Bean

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

At the beginning of May Tom put his tomato plant outside. On the same day he sowed a bean in another pot. When will the two be the same height?

### Train Carriages

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

Suppose there is a train with 24 carriages which are going to be put together to make up some new trains. Can you find all the ways that this can be done?

### Doplication

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

We can arrange dots in a similar way to the 5 on a dice and they usually sit quite well into a rectangular shape. How many altogether in this 3 by 5? What happens for other sizes?

### Oh! Harry!

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A group of children are using measuring cylinders but they lose the labels. Can you help relabel them?

### Seven Square Numbers

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Add the sum of the squares of four numbers between 10 and 20 to the sum of the squares of three numbers less than 6 to make the square of another, larger, number.

### Five Coins

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Ben has five coins in his pocket. How much money might he have?

### Open Squares

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This task, written for the National Young Mathematicians' Award 2016, focuses on 'open squares'. What would the next five open squares look like?

### Domino Numbers

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

### The Pied Piper of Hamelin

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This problem is based on the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. Investigate the different numbers of people and rats there could have been if you know how many legs there are altogether!

### Build it up More

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This task follows on from Build it Up and takes the ideas into three dimensions!

### Here to There 1 2 3

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Move from the START to the FINISH by moving across or down to the next square. Can you find a route to make these totals?

### Homes

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

There are to be 6 homes built on a new development site. They could be semi-detached, detached or terraced houses. How many different combinations of these can you find?

### Asteroid Blast

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.

### Totality

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

This is an adding game for two players.

### All Seated

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Look carefully at the numbers. What do you notice? Can you make another square using the numbers 1 to 16, that displays the same properties?

### 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.

### Zargon Glasses

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Zumf makes spectacles for the residents of the planet Zargon, who have either 3 eyes or 4 eyes. How many lenses will Zumf need to make all the different orders for 9 families?

### The Puzzling Sweet Shop

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

There were chews for 2p, mini eggs for 3p, Chocko bars for 5p and lollypops for 7p in the sweet shop. What could each of the children buy with their money?

### Always, Sometimes or Never? KS1

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Are these statements relating to calculation and properties of shapes always true, sometimes true or never true?

### One Million to Seven

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Start by putting one million (1 000 000) into the display of your calculator. Can you reduce this to 7 using just the 7 key and add, subtract, multiply, divide and equals as many times as you like?