Resources tagged with: Trial and improvement

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Broad Topics > Thinking Mathematically > Trial and improvement

Well Balanced

Age 5 to 18 Challenge Level:

Exploring balance and centres of mass can be great fun. The resulting structures can seem impossible. Here are some images to encourage you to experiment with non-breakable objects of your own.

What's it Worth?

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

There are lots of different methods to find out what the shapes are worth - how many can you find?

Sums of Pairs

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Jo has three numbers which she adds together in pairs. When she does this she has three different totals: 11, 17 and 22 What are the three numbers Jo had to start with?”

Got a Strategy for Last Biscuit?

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

How Old Am I?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

In 15 years' time my age will be the square of my age 15 years ago. Can you work out my age, and when I had other special birthdays?

Root Hunter

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

In this short problem, try to find the location of the roots of some unusual functions by finding where they change sign.

4 Dom

Age 5 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use these four dominoes to make a square that has the same number of dots on each side.

Going to the Cinema

Age 11 to 16

A cinema has 100 seats. Is it possible to fill every seat and take exactly £100?