Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.
Triangle ABC has equilateral triangles drawn on its edges. Points P, Q and R are the centres of the equilateral triangles. What can you prove about the triangle PQR?
There are thirteen axes of rotational symmetry of a unit cube. Describe them all. What is the average length of the parts of the axes of symmetry which lie inside the cube?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
Charlie likes tablecloths that use as many colours as possible, but insists that his tablecloths have some symmetry. Can you work out how many colours he needs for different tablecloth designs?
Match the cards of the same value.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
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.
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
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.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
in how many ways can you place the numbers 1, 2, 3 … 9 in the nine regions of the Olympic Emblem (5 overlapping circles) so that the amount in each ring is the same?
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. . . .
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.
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
A counter is placed in the bottom right hand corner of a grid. You toss a coin and move the star according to the following rules: ... What is the probability that you end up in the top left-hand. . . .
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. . . .
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. . . .
Can you find all the 4-ball shuffles?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
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?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
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?
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?
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
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.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
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.
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. . . .
How good are you at estimating angles?
Have you seen this way of doing multiplication ?
Use this animation to experiment with lotteries. Choose how many balls to match, how many are in the carousel, and how many draws to make at once.