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Magic Plant

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On Friday the magic plant was only 2 centimetres tall. Every day it doubled its height. How tall was it on Monday?

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?

The Amazing Splitting Plant

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Can you work out how many flowers there will be on the Amazing Splitting Plant after it has been growing for six weeks?

The Brown Family

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Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.

Which Symbol?

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Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.

Claire's Counting Cards

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Claire thinks she has the most sports cards in her album. "I have 12 pages with 2 cards on each page", says Claire. Ross counts his cards. "No! I have 3 cards on each of my pages and there are. . . .

I'm Eight

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

Shut the Box

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An old game but lots of arithmetic!

Ordering Cards

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This problem is designed to help children to learn, and to use, the two and three times tables.

Spiders and Flies

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

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.

Secret Number

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Annie and Ben are playing a game with a calculator. What was Annie's secret number?

The Tomato and the Bean

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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?

Doubling Fives

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This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.

Multiplication Square Jigsaw

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Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

Shape Times Shape

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These eleven shapes each stand for a different number. Can you use the multiplication sums to work out what they are?

Doplication

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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?

Making Longer, Making Shorter

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

Mobile Numbers

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In this investigation, you are challenged to make mobile phone numbers which are easy to remember. What happens if you make a sequence adding 2 each time?

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?

Countdown

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

Twizzle's Journey

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

Domino Numbers

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

Code Breaker

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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?

Four Go for Two

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Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?

Shut the Box for Two

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Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?

Amy's Dominoes

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Amy has a box containing domino pieces but she does not think it is a complete set. She has 24 dominoes in her box and there are 125 spots on them altogether. Which of her domino pieces are missing?

A Square of Numbers

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Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

Four Go

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This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two numbers from the grid and multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row before your partner?

Tug Harder!

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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?

Asteroid Blast

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

Wild Jack

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A game for 2 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.

Always, Sometimes or Never? Number

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Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true?

Sept03 Sept03 Sept03

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

Cows and Sheep

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

Being Resilient - Primary Number

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Number problems at primary level that may require resilience.

Being Resourceful - Primary Number

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Number problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

Multiplication Series: Illustrating Number Properties with Arrays

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This article for teachers describes how modelling number properties involving multiplication using an array of objects not only allows children to represent their thinking with concrete materials,. . . .

Number Tracks

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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?

How Much Did it Cost?

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Use your logical-thinking skills to deduce how much Dan's crisps and ice-cream cost altogether.

Divide it Out

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What is the lowest number which always leaves a remainder of 1 when divided by each of the numbers from 2 to 10?

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.

Little Man

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The Man is much smaller than us. Can you use the picture of him next to a mug to estimate his height and how much tea he drinks?

Fair Feast

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Here is a picnic that Petros and Michael are going to share equally. Can you tell us what each of them will have?

Carrying Cards

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These sixteen children are standing in four lines of four, one behind the other. They are each holding a card with a number on it. Can you work out the missing numbers?

Function Machines

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

The Money Maze

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

Rabbits in the Pen

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

Today's Date - 01/06/2009

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What do you notice about the date 03.06.09? Or 08.01.09? This challenge invites you to investigate some interesting dates yourself.

Exploring Number Patterns You Make

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Explore Alex's number plumber. What questions would you like to ask? What do you think is happening to the numbers?