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.
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?
Prove Pythagoras' Theorem using enlargements and scale factors.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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?
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?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
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.
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.
A tool for generating random integers.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
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?
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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. . . .
Match the cards of the same value.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
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?
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?
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.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
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.
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 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?
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on graphical interpretation at Key Stage 4.
Use the interactivity to play two of the bells in a pattern. How do you know when it is your turn to ring, and how do you know which bell to ring?
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Have you seen this way of doing multiplication ?
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
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. . . .
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.