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Making Shapes

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Arrange any number of counters from these 18 on the grid to make a rectangle. What numbers of counters make rectangles? How many different rectangles can you make with each number of counters?

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Poly Plug Rectangles

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?

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Noughts and Crosses

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

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Change Around

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

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

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100 Percent

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

An interactive game for 1 person. You are given a rectangle with 50 squares on it. Roll the dice to get a percentage between 2 and 100. How many squares is this? Keep going until you get 100. . . .

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Chocolate Bars

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

An interactive game to be played on your own or with friends. Imagine you are having a party. Each person takes it in turns to stand behind the chair where they will get the most chocolate.

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Posting Triangles

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?

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Colour Wheels

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?

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Board Block

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?

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Horizontal Vertical

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?

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Number Balance

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

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

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Scissors, Paper, Rock

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the variations too?

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Overlaps

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

What does the overlap of these two shapes look like? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction.

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Ratio Pairs 2

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.

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Odd Tic Tac

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

An odd version of tic tac toe

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Right Angle Challenge

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

How many right angles can you make using two sticks?

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Turning Man

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.

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Round Peg Board

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

A generic circular pegboard resource.

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Fractions and Coins Game

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.

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Train for Two

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?

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Times Tables Shifts

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?

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Incey Wincey Spider for Two

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?

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Stop the Clock for Two

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?

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New Carroll Diagrams

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

Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

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New More Carroll Diagrams

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?

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Advent Calendar 2008

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

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

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NRICH Advent Calendar 2005

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.

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More Numbers in the Ring

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

If there are 3 squares in the ring, can you place three different numbers in them so that their differences are odd? Try with different numbers of squares around the ring. What do you notice?

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Fraction Card Game 1

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Match the halves.

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Rabbit Run

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Ahmed has some wooden planks to use for three sides of a rabbit run against the shed. What quadrilaterals would he be able to make with the planks of different lengths?

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Bubble Trouble

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can you find just the right bubbles to hold your number?

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Train

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A train building game for 2 players.

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Complete the Square

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!

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Matching Triangles

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you sort these triangles into three different families and explain how you did it?

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Alquerque II

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A variant on the game Alquerque

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Weighted Numbers

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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Stop the Clock

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?

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Advent Calendar 2006

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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World of Tan 24 - Clocks

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?

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World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?

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World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?

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World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?

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World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?

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Beads

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?

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Counters

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

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?

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World of Tan 18 - Soup

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?

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World of Tan 20 - Fractions

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?

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World of Tan 27 - Sharing

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?

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Penta Play

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.

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Building Stars

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation