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Factor Lines

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.

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Magic Potting Sheds

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Mr McGregor has a magic potting shed. Overnight, the number of plants in it doubles. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of three gardens, planting one garden each day. Can he do it?

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Have You Got It?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?

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Got it Article

Age 7 to 14

This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.

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Countdown

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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Number Differences

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Domino Numbers

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

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Cogs

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

A and B are two interlocking cogwheels having p teeth and q teeth respectively. One tooth on B is painted red. Find the values of p and q for which the red tooth on B contacts every gap on the. . . .

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Stars

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you find a relationship between the number of dots on the circle and the number of steps that will ensure that all points are hit?

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Teddy Town

Age 5 to 14 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?

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Add the Weights

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?

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Seven Flipped

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Round Peg Board

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

A generic circular pegboard resource.

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Code Breaker

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Red Even

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Turning Cogs

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are the same.

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Power Crazy

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

What can you say about the values of n that make $7^n + 3^n$ a multiple of 10? Are there other pairs of integers between 1 and 10 which have similar properties?

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Coordinate Tan

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Number Pyramids

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?

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Got It

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.

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Colour Wheels

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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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Square Tangram

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

This was a problem for our birthday website. Can you use four of these pieces to form a square? How about making a square with all five pieces?

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One Million to Seven

Age 7 to 11 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?

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Arrangements

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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....?

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Rabbit Run

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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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Fault-free Rectangles

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Difference

Age 7 to 11 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.

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Which Symbol?

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.

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Spot Thirteen

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?

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Times Tables Shifts

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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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First Connect Three for Two

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.

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More Magic Potting Sheds

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

The number of plants in Mr McGregor's magic potting shed increases overnight. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of his gardens, planting one garden each day. How can he do it?

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Carroll Diagrams

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Dotty Circle

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?

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Ladybird Box

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Multiples Grid

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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A Square of Numbers

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

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World of Tan 5 - Rocket

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the rocket?

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World of Tan 24 - Clocks

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Two circles of equal radius touch at P. One circle is fixed whilst the other moves, rolling without slipping, all the way round. How many times does the moving coin revolve before returning to P?

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Overlapping Circles

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the same size? What shapes are 'left over'? What shapes can you make when the circles are different sizes?

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World of Tan 19 - Working Men

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

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Beads

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remove 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 30 - Logical Thinking

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

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World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 27 - Sharing

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

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World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 20 - Fractions

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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