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Getting the Balance

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If you hang two weights on one side of this balance, in how many different ways can you hang three weights on the other side for it to be balanced?

Cuisenaire Counting

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Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?

Junior Frogs

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?

Coded Hundred Square

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This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?

Find the Difference

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Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

Are You Well Balanced?

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Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.

Growing Garlic

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Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.

Three Ball Line Up

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Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.

Tetrafit

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A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

Tessellate the Triominoes

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What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?

Cover the Camel

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Can you cover the camel with these pieces?

Seven Flipped

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Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

Same Length Trains

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How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?

Making Trains

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Can you make a train the same length as Laura's but using three differently coloured rods? Is there only one way of doing it?

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?

Inside Triangles

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How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?

Fault-free Rectangles

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Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.

Combining Cuisenaire

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Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?

Red Even

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You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals have an even number of red counters?

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?

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.

Nine-pin Triangles

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How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?

Triangles All Around

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Can you find all the different triangles on these peg boards, and find their angles?

Counters

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Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?

Triangle Edges

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How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?

More Transformations on a Pegboard

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Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.

Triangle Animals

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How many different ways can you find to join three equilateral triangles together? Can you convince us that you have found them all?

We'll Bang the Drum

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How many different rhythms can you make by putting two drums on the wheel?

Multiples Grid

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What do the numbers shaded in blue on this hundred square have in common? What do you notice about the pink numbers? How about the shaded numbers in the other squares?

Arrangements

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Is it possible to place 2 counters on the 3 by 3 grid so that there is an even number of counters in every row and every column? How about if you have 3 counters or 4 counters or....?

Teddy Town

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

There are nine teddies in Teddy Town - three red, three blue and three yellow. There are also nine houses, three of each colour. Can you put them on the map of Teddy Town according to the rules?

Number Balance

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

Four Triangles Puzzle

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.

One to Fifteen

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Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?

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?

Coloured Squares

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Use the clues to colour each square.

Winning the Lottery

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the chance of winning?

Difference

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

One Big Triangle

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Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10. You could use the interactivity to help you.

Change Around

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Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.

Sounds Great!

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Investigate the different sounds you can make by putting the owls and donkeys on the wheel.

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Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.

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NRICH December 2006 advent calendar - a new tangram for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

Turning

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Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?

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Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.

Sort the Street

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Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?

Sorting Symmetries

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Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.

Weighted Numbers

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

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?