Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
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?
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?
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....?
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 use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.
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?
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?
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!
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?
What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?
Can you cover the camel with these pieces?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
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?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
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?
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?
Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.
An odd version of tic tac toe
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
How many different rhythms can you make by putting two drums on the wheel?
A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!
A variant on the game Alquerque
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10. You could use the interactivity to help you.
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
Can you complete this jigsaw of the 100 square?
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?
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
Can you make a cycle of pairs that add to make a square number using all the numbers in the box below, once and once only?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Use the clues to colour each square.
Mr Gilderdale is playing a game with his class. What rule might he have chosen? How would you test your idea?
Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?