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?
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
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the
patterns of play are similar.
Find the vertices of a pentagon given the midpoints of its sides.
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
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 group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key
This resource contains a range of problems and interactivities on
the theme of coordinates in two and three dimensions.
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
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. . . .
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
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.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in
the patterm on this 3D grid?
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?
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
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?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
What is the relationship between the angle at the centre and the
angles at the circumference, for angles which stand on the same
arc? Can you prove it?
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
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.
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram
in the process.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is
designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
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 tool for generating random integers.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
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.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
This resource contains interactive problems to support work on
number sequences at Key Stage 4.
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled
triangle of unit hypotenuse.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
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.
How many different triangles can you make which consist of the
centre point and two of the points on the edge? Can you work out
each of their angles?
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and