# Resources tagged with: Resourceful

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Broad Topics > Secondary Habits of Mind > Resourceful

### Stars

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Can you work out what step size to take to ensure you visit all the dots on the circle?

### Charlie's Delightful Machine

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?

### The Remainders Game

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Play this game and see if you can figure out the computer's chosen number.

### Product Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Cuboids

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Can you find a cuboid that has a surface area of exactly 100 square units. Is there more than one? Can you find them all?

### Treasure Hunt

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the treasure in the minimum number of guesses?

### Two and Two

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

How many solutions can you find to this sum? Each of the different letters stands for a different number.

### 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.

### Shifting Times Tables

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Can you find a way to identify times tables after they have been shifted up or down?

### Arithmagons

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Can you find the values at the vertices when you know the values on the edges?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

How many different symmetrical shapes can you make by shading triangles or squares?

### Gabriel's Problem

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Gabriel multiplied together some numbers and then erased them. Can you figure out where each number was?

### Isosceles Triangles

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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?

### Missing Multipliers

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

What is the smallest number of answers you need to reveal in order to work out the missing headers?

### Dozens

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Can you select the missing digit(s) to find the largest multiple?

### Funny Factorisation

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Using the digits 1 to 9, the number 4396 can be written as the product of two numbers. Can you find the factors?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

A game for 2 or more people, based on the traditional card game Rummy.

### Shapely Pairs

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

A game in which players take it in turns to turn up two cards. If they can draw a triangle which satisfies both properties they win the pair of cards. And a few challenging questions to follow...

### M, M and M

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

If you are given the mean, median and mode of five positive whole numbers, can you find the numbers?

### Sociable Cards

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Move your counters through this snake of cards and see how far you can go. Are you surprised by where you end up?

### Triangles to Tetrahedra

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Imagine you have an unlimited number of four types of triangle. How many different tetrahedra can you make?

### Marbles in a Box

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

How many winning lines can you make in a three-dimensional version of noughts and crosses?

### Cosy Corner

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Six balls are shaken. You win if at least one red ball ends in a corner. What is the probability of winning?

### Property Chart

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

A game in which players take it in turns to try to draw quadrilaterals (or triangles) with particular properties. Is it possible to fill the game grid?

### Where Can We Visit?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Charlie and Abi put a counter on 42. They wondered if they could visit all the other numbers on their 1-100 board, moving the counter using just these two operations: x2 and -5. What do you think?

### Semi-regular Tessellations

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?

### Frogs

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

How many moves does it take to swap over some red and blue frogs? Do you have a method?

### Tower of Hanoi

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

The Tower of Hanoi is an ancient mathematical challenge. Working on the building blocks may help you to explain the patterns you notice.

### Nice or Nasty

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Special Numbers

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

My two digit number is special because adding the sum of its digits to the product of its digits gives me my original number. What could my number be?

### Forwards Add Backwards

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

What happens when you add a three digit number to its reverse?

### How Much Can We Spend?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

A country has decided to have just two different coins, 3z and 5z coins. Which totals can be made? Is there a largest total that cannot be made? How do you know?

### Substitution Cipher

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.

### Dicey Operations

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?

### Transformation Game

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Why not challenge a friend to play this transformation game?

### On the Edge

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

If you move the tiles around, can you make squares with different coloured edges?

### Reversals

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Where should you start, if you want to finish back where you started?

### Cryptarithms

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Can you crack these cryptarithms?

### Constructing Triangles

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Generate three random numbers to determine the side lengths of a triangle. What triangles can you draw?

### What Does Random Look Like?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Engage in a little mathematical detective work to see if you can spot the fakes.

### Two's Company

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Seven balls are shaken. You win if the two blue balls end up touching. What is the probability of winning?

### A Chance to Win?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Imagine you were given the chance to win some money... and imagine you had nothing to lose...

### Which Solids Can We Make?

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Interior angles can help us to work out which polygons will tessellate. Can we use similar ideas to predict which polygons combine to create semi-regular solids?

### Odds and Evens

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Are these games fair? How can you tell?

### Unequal Averages

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Play around with sets of five numbers and see what you can discover about different types of average...

### Wipeout

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

Can you do a little mathematical detective work to figure out which number has been wiped out?