Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.
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?
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?
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?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?
Can you cover the camel with these pieces?
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
How many different ways can you find to join three equilateral triangles together? Can you convince us that you have found them all?
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!
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?
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
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?
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
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?
Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
Can you sort these triangles into three different families and explain how you did it?
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!
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?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
A variant on the game Alquerque
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?
Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.
A train building game for 2 players.
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.
Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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?
Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10. You could use the interactivity to help you.
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
Can you find all the different triangles on these peg boards, and find their angles?
How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?