How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
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.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
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.
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.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
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!
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary 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?
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. . . .
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
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
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?
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
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?
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. . . .
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
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.
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?
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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. . . .
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
A tool for generating random integers.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
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.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
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?
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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 set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Match the cards of the same value.
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.
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. . . .