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?
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!
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
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?
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...
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?
7 balls are shaken in a container. You win if the two blue balls touch. What is the probability of winning?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
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 make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining up three points round the edge?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
How good are you at estimating angles?
Six balls of various colours are randomly shaken into a trianglular arrangement. What is the probability of having at least one red in the corner?
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.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair game by adding odd and even numbers?
Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does backwards?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
Triangular numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
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?
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?
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
Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.
Can you find triangles on a 9-point circle? Can you work out their angles?
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
A game for 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
Meg and Mo still need to hang their marbles so that they balance, but this time the constraints are different. Use the interactivity to experiment and find out what they need to do.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
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.
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
What is the relationship between the angle at the centre and the angles at the circumference, for angles which stand on the same arc? Can you prove it?
A train building game for 2 players.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?