Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
Can you locate the lost giraffe? Input coordinates to help you search and find the giraffe in the fewest guesses.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
Match the cards of the same value.
A simple spinner that is equally likely to land on Red or Black. Useful if tossing a coin, dropping it, and rummaging about on the floor have lost their appeal. Needs a modern browser; if IE then at. . . .
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single pile. The winner is the player to take the last counter.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
A tool for generating random integers.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
Imagine picking up a bow and some arrows and attempting to hit the target a few times. Can you work out the settings for the sight that give you the best chance of gaining a high score?
Draw some isosceles triangles with an area of $9$cm$^2$ and a vertex at (20,20). If all the vertices must have whole number coordinates, how many is it possible to draw?
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Can you set the logic gates so that the number of bulbs which are on is the same as the number of switches which are on?
Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.
When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...
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. . . .
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining up three points round the edge?
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
A tilted square is a square with no horizontal sides. Can you devise a general instruction for the construction of a square when you are given just one of its sides?
Given the nets of 4 cubes with the faces coloured in 4 colours, build a tower so that on each vertical wall no colour is repeated, that is all 4 colours appear.
This rectangle is cut into five pieces which fit exactly into a triangular outline and also into a square outline where the triangle, the rectangle and the square have equal areas.
You can move the 4 pieces of the jigsaw and fit them into both outlines. Explain what has happened to the missing one unit of area.
These formulae are often quoted, but rarely proved. In this article, we derive the formulae for the volumes of a square-based pyramid and a cone, using relatively simple mathematical concepts.
A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.
We can show that (x + 1)² = x² + 2x + 1 by considering the area of an (x + 1) by (x + 1) square. Show in a similar way that (x + 2)² = x² + 4x + 4
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair game by adding odd and even numbers?
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.