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### Number Balance

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Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?

### More Carroll Diagrams

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

### Carroll Diagrams

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

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

Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

### Ring a Ring of Numbers

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

### Here to There 1 2 3

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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?

### Number Round Up

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Arrange the numbers 1 to 6 in each set of circles below. The sum of each side of the triangle should equal the number in its centre.

### A Numbered Route

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Can you draw a continuous line through 16 numbers on this grid so that the total of the numbers you pass through is as high as possible?

### Nice or Nasty for Two

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.

### Spell by Numbers

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Can you substitute numbers for the letters in these sums?

### Fair Exchange

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In your bank, you have three types of coins. The number of spots shows how much they are worth. Can you choose coins to exchange with the groups given to make the same total?

### Up and Down

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Sam got into an elevator. He went down five floors, up six floors, down seven floors, then got out on the second floor. On what floor did he get on?

### Mrs Beeswax

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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?

### Big Dog, Little Dog

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Woof is a big dog. Yap is a little dog. Emma has 16 dog biscuits to give to the two dogs. She gave Woof 4 more biscuits than Yap. How many biscuits did each dog get?

### Weighted Numbers

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Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.

### Spiders and Flies

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There were 22 legs creeping across the web. How many flies? How many spiders?

### Magic Triangle

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Place the digits 1 to 9 into the circles so that each side of the triangle adds to the same total.

### Four Goodness Sake

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use 4 four times with simple operations so that you get the answer 12. Can you make 15, 16 and 17 too?

### The Deca Tree

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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.

### Number Juggle

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Fill in the missing numbers so that adding each pair of corner numbers gives you the number between them (in the box).

### Magic Squares 4x4

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Fill in the numbers to make the sum of each row, column and diagonal equal to 34. For an extra challenge try the huge American Flag magic square.

### Magic Squares 3x3

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Fill in the numbers to make the sum of each row, column and diagonal equal to 15.

### Routes 1 and 5

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Find your way through the grid starting at 2 and following these operations. What number do you end on?

### 1, 2, 3 Magic Square

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Arrange three 1s, three 2s and three 3s in this square so that every row, column and diagonal adds to the same total.

### Reverse Trick

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Tell your friends that you have a strange calculator that turns numbers backwards. What secret number do you have to enter to make 141 414 turn around?

### One Wasn't Square

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Mrs Morgan, the class's teacher, pinned numbers onto the backs of three children. Use the information to find out what the three numbers were.

### Noah

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Noah saw 12 legs walk by into the Ark. How many creatures did he see?

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

### The Clockmaker's Birthday Cake

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The clockmaker's wife cut up his birthday cake to look like a clock face. Can you work out who received each piece?

### Brothers and Sisters

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Cassandra, David and Lachlan are brothers and sisters. They range in age between 1 year and 14 years. Can you figure out their exact ages from the clues?

### 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.

### Planet Plex Time

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On Planet Plex, there are only 6 hours in the day. Can you answer these questions about how Arog the Alien spends his day?

### Which Symbol?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.

### Strike it Out

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

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

### Nice or Nasty

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

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

### Sort Them Out (2)

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Can you each work out the number on your card? What do you notice? How could you sort the cards?

### Even and Odd

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This activity is best done with a whole class or in a large group. Can you match the cards? What happens when you add pairs of the numbers together?

### Unit Differences

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This challenge is about finding the difference between numbers which have the same tens digit.

### Money Line-up

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In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.

### Journeys

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Investigate the different distances of these car journeys and find out how long they take.

### Play to 37

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In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37.

### Six Is the Sum

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What do the digits in the number fifteen add up to? How many other numbers have digits with the same total but no zeros?

### Being Resourceful - Primary Number

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

Number problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

### Twizzle's Journey

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Twizzle, a female giraffe, needs transporting to another zoo. Which route will give the fastest journey?

### Highest and Lowest

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Put operations signs between the numbers 3 4 5 6 to make the highest possible number and lowest possible number.

### Totality

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

This is an adding game for two players.

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There are three baskets, a brown one, a red one and a pink one, holding a total of 10 eggs. Can you use the information given to find out how many eggs are in each basket?

### One Million to Seven

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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?

### Number Differences

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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?

### Double or Halve?

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