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### Secret Number

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### The Brown Family

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Super Shapes

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

The value of the circle changes in each of the following problems. Can you discover its value in each problem?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### How Many Eggs?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Peter, Melanie, Amil and Jack received a total of 38 chocolate eggs. Use the information to work out how many eggs each person had.

### 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?

### Amy's Dominoes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Forgot the Numbers

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

On my calculator I divided one whole number by another whole number and got the answer 3.125. If the numbers are both under 50, what are they?

### Buckets of Thinking

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

There are three buckets each of which holds a maximum of 5 litres. Use the clues to work out how much liquid there is in each bucket.

### 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?

### 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?

### 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.

### 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.

### 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?

### 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.

### Book Codes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Look on the back of any modern book and you will find an ISBN code. Take this code and calculate this sum in the way shown. Can you see what the answers always have in common?

### Spiders and Flies

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Exploring Wild & Wonderful Number Patterns

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

EWWNP means Exploring Wild and Wonderful Number Patterns Created by Yourself! Investigate what happens if we create number patterns using some simple rules.

### Tom's Number

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Work out Tom's number from the answers he gives his friend. He will only answer 'yes' or 'no'.

### 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?

### Machines

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What is happening at each box in these machines?

### Asteroid Blast

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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!

### Claire's Counting Cards

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

### 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?

### 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,. . . .

### 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?

### 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?

### Learning Times Tables

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

In November, Liz was interviewed for an article on a parents' website about learning times tables. Read the article here.

### What Is Ziffle?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Six Ten Total

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This challenge combines addition, multiplication, perseverance and even proof.

### Shut the Box for Two

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Countdown

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

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

### 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?

### Mobile Numbers

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

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?

### 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?

### Being Resourceful - Primary Number

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

Number problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

### Shut the Box

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

An old game but lots of arithmetic!

### Next Number

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

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

### Today's Date - 01/06/2009

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

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

### Wild Jack

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### X Is 5 Squares

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Sam's Quick Sum

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Clever Santa

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

All the girls would like a puzzle each for Christmas and all the boys would like a book each. Solve the riddle to find out how many puzzles and books Santa left.