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Given the products of diagonally opposite cells - can you complete this Sudoku?

The clues for this Sudoku are the product of the numbers in adjacent squares.

Rather than using the numbers 1-9, this sudoku uses the nine different letters used to make the words "Advent Calendar".

How many ways are there of completing the mini-sudoku?

A particular technique for solving Sudoku puzzles, known as "naked pair", is explained in this easy-to-read article.

Given the products of adjacent cells, can you complete this Sudoku?

Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.

The puzzle can be solved with the help of small clue-numbers which are either placed on the border lines between selected pairs of neighbouring squares of the grid or placed after slash marks on. . . .

Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

Each clue in this Sudoku is the product of the two numbers in adjacent cells.

The challenge is to find the values of the variables if you are to solve this Sudoku.

This Sudoku puzzle can be solved with the help of small clue-numbers on the border lines between pairs of neighbouring squares of the grid.

This sudoku requires you to have "double vision" - two Sudoku's for the price of one

This Sudoku, based on differences. Using the one clue number can you find the solution?

Solve the equations to identify the clue numbers in this Sudoku problem.

Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

You are given the Lowest Common Multiples of sets of digits. Find the digits and then solve the Sudoku.

You need to find the values of the stars before you can apply normal Sudoku rules.

This Sudoku requires you to do some working backwards before working forwards.

This is a variation of sudoku which contains a set of special clue-numbers. Each set of 4 small digits stands for the numbers in the four cells of the grid adjacent to this set.

This second Sudoku article discusses "Corresponding Sudokus" which are pairs of Sudokus with terms that can be matched using a substitution rule.

In this Sudoku, there are three coloured "islands" in the 9x9 grid. Within each "island" EVERY group of nine cells that form a 3x3 square must contain the numbers 1 through 9.

The puzzle can be solved by finding the values of the unknown digits (all indicated by asterisks) in the squares of the $9\times9$ grid.

A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

An extra constraint means this Sudoku requires you to think in diagonals as well as horizontal and vertical lines and boxes of nine.

Four numbers on an intersection that need to be placed in the surrounding cells. That is all you need to know to solve this sudoku.

Each of the main diagonals of this sudoku must contain the numbers 1 to 9 and each rectangle width the numbers 1 to 4.

Four small numbers give the clue to the contents of the four surrounding cells.

This pair of linked Sudokus matches letters with numbers and hides a seasonal greeting. Can you find it?

Once you are confident that you can work systematically, why not try some of these challenges?

This collection of challenges can be used with students to test their skill at working systematically.

We hope you enjoy being mathematically playful with these puzzling problems.

By exploring these problems you'll gain a greater appreciation of the importance of place value.

Invite your students to be playful with this selection of numerical tasks.

Activities and material for teachers.

Problems about thinking strategically for use with Stage 3 and 4 students.

Resources to accompany Charlie's presentation at the Fife Teachers' Meeting in November 2016.

Problems and toughnuts open for solution by stage 3, 4 and 5 students

Resources to accompany Fran's and Charlie's workshops at the ATM & MA Easter Conferences.

These problems require resilience. Encourage your students to persevere - there's often a great sense of achievement when we've had to struggle.