# Resources tagged with: Games

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### Ratio Sudoku 3

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with clues as ratios or fractions.

### Spiralling Decimals

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?

### Ratio Sudoku 2

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

### Ratio Sudoku 1

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

### Fractions and Percentages Card Game

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Can you find the pairs that represent the same amount of money?

### Matching Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Can you match pairs of fractions, decimals and percentages, and beat your previous scores?

### Nim

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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 loser is the player who takes the last counter.

### Nim-like Games

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

A collection of games on the NIM theme

### Got It

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.

### Jam

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.

### History Mystery

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

Can you identify the mathematicians?

### Pentanim

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

A game for 2 players with similarities to NIM. Place one counter on each spot on the games board. Players take it is turns to remove 1 or 2 adjacent counters. The winner picks up the last counter.

### Jam

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

A game for 2 players

### Games Related to Nim

##### Age 5 to 16

This article for teachers describes several games, found on the site, all of which have a related structure that can be used to develop the skills of strategic planning.

### One, Three, Five, Seven

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A game for 2 players. Set out 16 counters in rows of 1,3,5 and 7. Players take turns to remove any number of counters from a row. The player left with the last counter looses.

### The Triangle Game

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Can you discover whether this is a fair game?

### Sliding Puzzle

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.

### Nim-7 for Two

##### Age 5 to 14Challenge Level

Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?

### Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 4. from Strategy Games

##### Age 5 to 14

Basic strategy games are particularly suitable as starting points for investigations. Players instinctively try to discover a winning strategy, and usually the best way to do this is to analyse. . . .

### Have You Got It?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?

### Nim-7

##### Age 5 to 14Challenge Level

Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?

### Winning Lines

##### Age 7 to 16

An article for teachers and pupils that encourages you to look at the mathematical properties of similar games.

### Square It

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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.

### Making Maths: Snake Pits

##### Age 5 to 14Challenge Level

A game to make and play based on the number line.

### Yih or Luk Tsut K'i or Three Men's Morris

##### Age 11 to 18Challenge Level

Some puzzles requiring no knowledge of knot theory, just a careful inspection of the patterns. A glimpse of the classification of knots and a little about prime knots, crossing numbers and. . . .

### Nice or Nasty

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

### Intersection Sudoku 1

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with a twist.

### Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 2.types of Games

##### Age 5 to 14

This article, the second in the series, looks at some different types of games and the sort of mathematical thinking they can develop.

### Twin Corresponding Sudoku III

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Twin Corresponding Sudokus II

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 1. Why Games?

##### Age 5 to 14

This article supplies teachers with information that may be useful in better understanding the nature of games and their role in teaching and learning mathematics.

### Fifteen

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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.

### Patience

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

A simple game of patience which often comes out. Can you explain why?

### Squayles

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

A game for 2 players. Given an arrangement of matchsticks, players take it is turns to remove a matchstick, along with all of the matchsticks that touch it.

### Snail Trails

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

This is a game for two players. You will need some small-square grid paper, a die and two felt-tip pens or highlighters. Players take turns to roll the die, then move that number of squares in. . . .

### Turnablock

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

A simple game for 2 players invented by John Conway. It is played on a 3x3 square board with 9 counters that are black on one side and white on the other.

### Low Go

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

A game for 2 players. Take turns to place a counter so that it occupies one of the lowest possible positions in the grid. The first player to complete a line of 4 wins.

### Diamond Collector

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Collect as many diamonds as you can by drawing three straight lines.

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Follow-up to the February Game Rules of FEMTO.

### Diagonal Sums Sudoku

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Seasonal Twin Sudokus

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### FEMTO

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

A new card game for two players.

### Sprouts

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A game for 2 people. Take turns joining two dots, until your opponent is unable to move.

### Countdown

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

### Latin Lilies

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

In this game you are challenged to gain more columns of lily pads than your opponent.

### Intersection Sums Sudoku

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.

### Factors and Multiples Game

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?

### Statement Snap

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

You'll need to know your number properties to win a game of Statement Snap...

### Lambs and Tigers

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Investigations based on an Indian game.