Here's a chance to work with large numbers...
My measurements have got all jumbled up! Swap them around and see if you can find a combination where every measurement is valid.
Can you work out the dimensions of the three cubes?
Measure problems at primary level that may require resilience.
Measure problems at primary level that require careful consideration.
Measure problems for primary learners to work on with others.
Measure problems for inquiring primary learners.
My recipe is for 12 cakes - how do I change it if I want to make a different number of cakes?
Making a scale model of the solar system
Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?
Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?
Is it really greener to go on the bus, or to buy local?
Can you choose your units so that a cube has the same numerical value for it volume, surface area and total edge length?
Practice your skills of measurement and estimation using this interactive measurement tool based around fascinating images from biology.
Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?
Scientist Bryan Rickett has a vision of the future - and it is one in which self-parking cars prowl the tarmac plains, hunting down suitable parking spots and manoeuvring elegantly into them.
Not everybody agreed that the Third Millennium actually began on January 1st 2000. Find out why by reading this brief article.
Mathematics has always been a powerful tool for studying, measuring and calculating the movements of the planets, and this article gives several examples.
This article for teachers recounts the history of measurement, encouraging it to be used as a spring board for cross-curricular activity.
A circle with the radius of 2.2 centimetres is drawn touching the sides of a square. What area of the square is NOT covered by the circle?
Derive a formula for finding the area of any kite.
From the measurements and the clue given find the area of the square that is not covered by the triangle and the circle.
At the time of writing the hour and minute hands of my clock are at right angles. How long will it be before they are at right angles again?
A white cross is placed symmetrically in a red disc with the central square of side length sqrt 2 and the arms of the cross of length 1 unit. What is the area of the disc still showing?
Two circles of equal size intersect and the centre of each circle is on the circumference of the other. What is the area of the intersection? Now imagine that the diagram represents two spheres of. . . .