Make and prove a conjecture about the cyclic quadrilateral inscribed in a circle of radius r that has the maximum perimeter and the maximum area.
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?
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.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Re-arrange the pieces of the puzzle to form a rectangle and then to form an equilateral triangle. Calculate the angles and lengths.
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
Match the cards of the same value.
A mathematically themed crossword.
A tool for generating random integers.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
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. . . .
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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 spherical balloon lies inside a wire frame. How much do you need to deflate it to remove it from the frame if it remains a sphere?
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
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?
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. . . .
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?
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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?
Try this interactivity to familiarise yourself with the proof that the square root of 2 is irrational. Sort the steps of the proof into the correct order.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
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.
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. . . .
Play countdown with matrices
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
How can we solve equations like 13x + 29y = 42 or 2x +4y = 13 with the solutions x and y being integers? Read this article to find out.
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.