To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.

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.

Place a red counter in the top left corner of a 4x4 array, which is covered by 14 other smaller counters, leaving a gap in the bottom right hand corner (HOME). What is the smallest number of moves. . . .

A right-angled isosceles triangle is rotated about the centre point of a square. What can you say about the area of the part of the square covered by the triangle as it rotates?

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.

Show that for any triangle it is always possible to construct 3 touching circles with centres at the vertices. Is it possible to construct touching circles centred at the vertices of any polygon?

There are 27 small cubes in a 3 x 3 x 3 cube, 54 faces being visible at any one time. Is it possible to reorganise these cubes so that by dipping the large cube into a pot of paint three times you. . . .

Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this 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.

This is an interactive net of a Rubik's cube. Twists of the 3D cube become mixes of the squares on the 2D net. Have a play and see how many scrambles you can undo!

Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.

P is a point on the circumference of a circle radius r which rolls, without slipping, inside a circle of radius 2r. What is the locus of P?

On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.

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

An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining up three points round the edge?

Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?

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.

The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?

Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.

Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?

The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"

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?

This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.

A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.

An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

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

A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.

Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.

A tool for generating random integers.

A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.

A java applet that takes you through the steps needed to solve a Diophantine equation of the form Px+Qy=1 using Euclid's algorithm.

This resource contains interactive problems to support work on number sequences at Key Stage 4.

How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?

A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.

This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.

An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.

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.

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. . . .

Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!

A point P is selected anywhere inside an equilateral triangle. What can you say about the sum of the perpendicular distances from P to the sides of the triangle? Can you prove your conjecture?

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.