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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?

Squaring the Circle and Circling the Square

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.

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.

Cellular

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.

Jam

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

This is an interactivity in which you have to sort the steps in the completion of the square into the correct order to prove the formula for the solutions of quadratic equations.

The Triangle Game

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you discover whether this is a fair game?

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. . . .

Percentages for Key Stage 4

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

Shear Magic

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

What are the areas of these triangles? What do you notice? Can you generalise to other "families" of triangles?

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.

Estimating Angles

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

How good are you at estimating angles?

Rolling Around

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

A circle rolls around the outside edge of a square so that its circumference always touches the edge of the square. Can you describe the locus of the centre of the circle?

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"

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?

Attractive Tablecloths

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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?

Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Multiplication

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

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?

Muggles Magic

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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.

Sheffuls

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

Disappearing Square

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Do you know how to find the area of a triangle? You can count the squares. What happens if we turn the triangle on end? Press the button and see. Try counting the number of units in the triangle now. . . .

Excel Interactive Resource: Number Grid Functions

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.

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.

Tessellation Interactivity

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons

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?

Ratio Pairs 3

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.

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.

Vector Racer

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.

Loci Resources

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

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.

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

Excel Interactive Resource: the up and Down Game

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

Trigonometric Protractor

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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

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.

Dice and Spinners Environment

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

A tool for generating random integers.

Got a Strategy for Last Biscuit?

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

Excel Interactive Resource: Haitch

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Addition & Fraction Subtraction

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.

Fractions and Percentages Card Game

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Match the cards of the same value.

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.

Countdown Fractions

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

Excel Interactive Resource: Multiples Chain

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.

Excel Interactive Resource: Long Multiplication

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.

Excel Interactive Resource: Equivalent Fraction Bars

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.

Cogs

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

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.

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. . . .

A Tilted Square

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

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