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### Watching the Wheels Go 'round and 'round

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use this information to work out whether the front or back wheel of this bicycle gets more wear and tear.

### Practice Run

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Chandrika was practising a long distance run. Can you work out how long the race was from the information?

### Watch the Clock

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

During the third hour after midnight the hands on a clock point in the same direction (so one hand is over the top of the other). At what time, to the nearest second, does this happen?

### 2010: A Year of Investigations

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article for teachers suggests ideas for activities built around 10 and 2010.

### Trebling

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you replace the letters with numbers? Is there only one solution in each case?

### 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?

### 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?

### All the Digits

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This multiplication uses each of the digits 0 - 9 once and once only. Using the information given, can you replace the stars in the calculation with figures?

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

Watch our videos of multiplication methods that you may not have met before. Can you make sense of them?

### ABC

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In the multiplication calculation, some of the digits have been replaced by letters and others by asterisks. Can you reconstruct the original multiplication?

### Being Resourceful - Primary Number

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

Number problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

### Magic Constants

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In a Magic Square all the rows, columns and diagonals add to the 'Magic Constant'. How would you change the magic constant of this square?

### Multiply Multiples 1

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you complete this calculation by filling in the missing numbers? In how many different ways can you do it?

### Multiply Multiples 2

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Multiply Multiples 3

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Fair Feast

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Little Man

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?

### How Much Did it Cost?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Divide it Out

##### Stage: 2 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?

### Multiplication Series: Illustrating Number Properties with Arrays

##### Stage: 1 and 2

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,. . . .

### Four Go for Two

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Function Machines

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### X Is 5 Squares

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you arrange 5 different digits (from 0 - 9) in the cross in the way described?

### Twizzle's Journey

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Multiplication Squares

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Penta Post

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Here are the prices for 1st and 2nd class mail within the UK. You have an unlimited number of each of these stamps. Which stamps would you need to post a parcel weighing 825g?

### 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.

### What's Left?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use this grid to shade the numbers in the way described. Which numbers do you have left? Do you know what they are called?

### 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!

### Machines

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What is happening at each box in these machines?

### Factor-multiple Chains

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you see how these factor-multiple chains work? Find the chain which contains the smallest possible numbers. How about the largest possible numbers?

### Difficulties with Division

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers looks at how teachers can use problems from the NRICH site to help them teach division.

### 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?

### 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?

### Multiplication Square Jigsaw

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

### 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?

### 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.

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What happens when you add the digits of a number then multiply the result by 2 and you keep doing this? You could try for different numbers and different rules.

### Shapes in a Grid

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you find which shapes you need to put into the grid to make the totals at the end of each row and the bottom of each column?

### Current Playing with Number Upper Primary Teacher

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Resources to support understanding of multiplication and division through playing with number.

### 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.

### Sort Them Out (2)

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Journeys in Numberland

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Tom and Ben visited Numberland. Use the maps to work out the number of points each of their routes scores.

### Which Is Quicker?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Which is quicker, counting up to 30 in ones or counting up to 300 in tens? Why?

### Ordering Cards

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

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

### Square Subtraction

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Look at what happens when you take a number, square it and subtract your answer. What kind of number do you get? Can you prove it?

### Remainders

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

I'm thinking of a number. When my number is divided by 5 the remainder is 4. When my number is divided by 3 the remainder is 2. Can you find my number?

### Jumping

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

After training hard, these two children have improved their results. Can you work out the length or height of their first jumps?

### What Is Ziffle?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what a ziffle is on the planet Zargon?