Re-arrange the pieces of the puzzle to form a rectangle and then to form an equilateral triangle. Calculate the angles and lengths.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
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?
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.
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.
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?
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
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.
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.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
Can you find a way to turn a rectangle into a square?
On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?
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. . . .
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 beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
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?
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?
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Match the cards of the same value.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
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?
A mathematically themed crossword.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
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.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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. . . .
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Play countdown with matrices
Play countdown with vectors.
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 weekly challenge concerning prime numbers.
Give your further pure mathematics skills a workout with this interactive and reusable set of activities.
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
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 tool for generating random integers.