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### Magic W

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Find all the ways of placing the numbers 1 to 9 on a W shape, with 3 numbers on each leg, so that each set of 3 numbers has the same total.

### Olympic Magic

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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?

### Colour in the Square

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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?

### Instant Insanity

##### Stage: 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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.

### Tower Rescue

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Interactive Number Patterns

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Jam

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Sliding Puzzle

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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.

### Volume of a Pyramid and a Cone

##### Stage: 3

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.

### Cubic Net

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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!

### Fractions and Percentages Card Game

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Match the cards of the same value.

### Tessellation Interactivity

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons

### Shuffle Shriek

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you find all the 4-ball shuffles?

### Cushion Ball Interactivity

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Ratio Pairs 3

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.

### Polycircles

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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?

### Using the Haemocytometer

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.

### Simple Counting Machine

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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?

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.

### Got a Strategy for Last Biscuit?

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

### Cops and Robbers

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?

### Picturing Triangular Numbers

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Triangular numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?

### Konigsberg Plus

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Euler discussed whether or not it was possible to stroll around Koenigsberg crossing each of its seven bridges exactly once. Experiment with different numbers of islands and bridges.

### Tilting Triangles

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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?

### Nim-interactive

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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.

### Game of PIG - Sixes

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Online

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.

### Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Multiplication

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

### Inside Out

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

### Cubic Rotations

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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?

### Lost on Alpha Prime

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Tracking Points

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Changing Places

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

### Sheffuls

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Loci Resources

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Factors and Multiples - Secondary Resources

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Countdown Fractions

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Solving with Euclid's Algorithm

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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.

### Excel Interactive Resource: Haitch

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

### More Magic Potting Sheds

##### Stage: 3 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?

### Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Addition & Fraction Subtraction

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.

### Trigonometric Protractor

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Dice and Spinners Environment

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

A tool for generating random integers.

### Just Rolling Round

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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?

### Excel Interactive Resource: Interactive Division

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Estimating Angles

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

How good are you at estimating angles?

### Red or Black Spinner

##### Stage: Early years, 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

### White Box

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.

### Lottery Simulator

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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.