Draw some angles inside a rectangle. What do you notice? Can you prove it?
Make five different quadrilaterals on a nine-point pegboard, without using the centre peg. Work out the angles in each quadrilateral you make. Now, what other relationships you can see?
Can you work out the fraction of the original triangle that is covered by the inner triangle?
Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?
A dot starts at the point (1,0) and turns anticlockwise. Can you estimate the height of the dot after it has turned through 45 degrees? Can you calculate its height?
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining up three points round the edge?
What is the relationship between the angle at the centre and the angles at the circumference, for angles which stand on the same arc? Can you prove it?
Construct two equilateral triangles on a straight line. There are two lengths that look the same - can you prove it?
Can you find triangles on a 9-point circle? Can you work out their angles?
Show how this pentagonal tile can be used to tile the plane and describe the transformations which map this pentagon to its images in the tiling.
Join pentagons together edge to edge. Will they form a ring?
Move the point P to see how P' moves. Then use your insights to calculate a missing length.
Using a ruler, pencil and compasses only, it is possible to construct a square inside any triangle so that all four vertices touch the sides of the triangle.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Can you make sense of these three proofs of Pythagoras' Theorem?
Can you find an efficent way to mix paints in any ratio?
Can you work out how to produce different shades of pink paint?
Draw some quadrilaterals on a 9-point circle and work out the angles. Is there a theorem?
Complex numbers can be represented graphically using an Argand diagram. This problem explains more...
Some of the numbers have fallen off Becky's number line. Can you figure out what they were?
A tool for generating random integers.
Medieval stonemasons used a method to construct octagons using ruler and compasses... Is the octagon regular? Proof please.
Never used GeoGebra before? This article for complete beginners will help you to get started with this free dynamic geometry software.
How good are you at estimating angles?
What happens when we multiply a complex number by a real or an imaginary number?
What happens when we add together two complex numbers?
Let's go further and see what happens when we multiply two complex numbers together!
Can you devise a system for making sense of complex multiplication?
Take any triangle, and construct squares on each of its sides. What do you notice about the areas of the new triangles formed?
Cartesian Coordinates are not the only way!
A circle rolls around the outside edge of a square so that its circumference always touches the edge of the square. Can you describe the locus of the centre of the circle?
A red square and a blue square overlap so that the corner of the red square rests on the centre of the blue square. Show that, whatever the orientation of the red square, it covers a quarter of the. . . .
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?
How did the the rotation robot make these patterns?
How well can you estimate angles? Playing this game could improve your skills.
Move the corner of the rectangle. Can you work out what the purple number represents?
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?
Can you decide whether two lines are perpendicular or not? Can you do this without drawing them?
The sine of an angle is equal to the cosine of its complement. Can you explain why and does this rule extend beyond angles of 90 degrees?
L triominoes can fit together to make larger versions of themselves. Is every size possible to make in this way?
How can visual patterns be used to prove sums of series?
Use the applet to explore the area of a parallelogram and how it relates to vectors.
Use the applet to make some squares. What patterns do you notice in the coordinates?
Position the lines so that they are perpendicular to each other. What can you say about the equations of perpendicular lines?
How does the position of the line affect the equation of the line? What can you say about the equations of parallel lines?
Draw some isosceles triangles with an area of $9$cm$^2$ and a vertex at (20,20). If all the vertices must have whole number coordinates, how many is it possible to draw?
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
The points P, Q, R and S are the midpoints of the edges of a non-convex quadrilateral.What do you notice about the quadrilateral PQRS and its area?
Join the midpoints of a quadrilateral to get a new quadrilateral. What is special about it?