Re-arrange the pieces of the puzzle to form a rectangle and then to form an equilateral triangle. Calculate the angles and lengths.
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?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Six circles around a central circle make a flower. Watch the flower as you change the radii in this circle packing. Prove that with the given ratios of the radii the petals touch and fit perfectly.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
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?
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.
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.
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. . . .
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Given the nets of 4 cubes with the faces coloured in 4 colours, build a tower so that on each vertical wall no colour is repeated, that is all 4 colours appear.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
Can you find a way to turn a rectangle into a square?
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. . . .
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?
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?
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.
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.
Mathmo is a revision tool for post-16 mathematics. It's great installed as a smartphone app, but it works well in pads and desktops and notebooks too. Give yourself a mathematical workout!
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.
A weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
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
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
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.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.
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.
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
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?
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
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?
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.
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 Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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!
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
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.
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?