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### Cows and Sheep

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use your logical reasoning to work out how many cows and how many sheep there are in each field.

### Clock Face

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Where can you draw a line on a clock face so that the numbers on both sides have the same total?

### Rod Measures

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Using 3 rods of integer lengths, none longer than 10 units and not using any rod more than once, you can measure all the lengths in whole units from 1 to 10 units. How many ways can you do this?

### Throw a 100

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you score 100 by throwing rings on this board? Is there more than way to do it?

### Napier's Bones

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

The Scot, John Napier, invented these strips about 400 years ago to help calculate multiplication and division. Can you work out how to use Napier's bones to find the answer to these multiplications?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the information to work out how many gifts there are in each pile.

### The 24 Game

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

There are over sixty different ways of making 24 by adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing all four numbers 4, 6, 6 and 8 (using each number only once). How many can you find?

### Function Machines

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

If the numbers 5, 7 and 4 go into this function machine, what numbers will come out?

### Oranges and Lemons

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

On the table there is a pile of oranges and lemons that weighs exactly one kilogram. Using the information, can you work out how many lemons there are?

### 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.

### 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?

### Magic Triangle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Calendar Calculations

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Try adding together the dates of all the days in one week. Now multiply the first date by 7 and add 21. Can you explain what happens?

### 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.

### Rocco's Race

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

Rocco ran in a 200 m race for his class. Use the information to find out how many runners there were in the race and what Rocco's finishing position was.

### Dividing a Cake

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Annie cut this numbered cake into 3 pieces with 3 cuts so that the numbers on each piece added to the same total. Where were the cuts and what fraction of the whole cake was each piece?

### 1, 2, 3 Magic Square

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Clever Keys

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

On a calculator, make 15 by using only the 2 key and any of the four operations keys. How many ways can you find to do it?

### Magic Squares 4x4

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Number Juggle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### The Clockmaker's Birthday Cake

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Sam's Quick Sum

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What is the sum of all the three digit whole numbers?

### Being Resilient - Primary Number

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

Number problems at primary level that may require resilience.

### Escape from the Castle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Skippy and Anna are locked in a room in a large castle. The key to that room, and all the other rooms, is a number. The numbers are locked away in a problem. Can you help them to get out?

### Super Value Shapes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

If each of these three shapes has a value, can you find the totals of the combinations? Perhaps you can use the shapes to make the given totals?

### Journeys

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Next Number

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

Find the next number in this pattern: 3, 7, 19, 55 ...

### I'm Eight

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Find a great variety of ways of asking questions which make 8.

### Read, Write and Give Values

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Generate large numbers then give the values of each digit.

### Some Secret Codes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you follow the rule to decode the messages?

### Fingers and Hands

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How would you count the number of fingers in these pictures?

### Sept03 Sept03 Sept03

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This number has 903 digits. What is the sum of all 903 digits?

### Brothers and Sisters

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### 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?

### Sums and Differences 1

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This challenge focuses on finding the sum and difference of pairs of two-digit numbers.

### 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?

### Build it up More

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Sums and Differences 2

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Find the sum and difference between a pair of two-digit numbers. Now find the sum and difference between the sum and difference! What happens?

### How Do You Do It?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This group activity will encourage you to share calculation strategies and to think about which strategy might be the most efficient.

### Cubes Within Cubes

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

We start with one yellow cube and build around it to make a 3x3x3 cube with red cubes. Then we build around that red cube with blue cubes and so on. How many cubes of each colour have we used?

### It Was 2010!

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

If the answer's 2010, what could the question be?

### A Numbered Route

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### 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?

### Month Mania

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

Can you design a new shape for the twenty-eight squares and arrange the numbers in a logical way? What patterns do you notice?

### Being Collaborative - Primary Number

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

Number problems at primary level to work on with others.

### Lengthy Journeys

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### The Money Maze

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Go through the maze, collecting and losing your money as you go. Which route gives you the highest return? And the lowest?

### Countdown

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

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

### 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?