Resources tagged with: Resilient

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Wipeout

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

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

M, M and M

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

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

Kite in a Square

Age 14 to 16
Challenge Level

Can you make sense of the three methods to work out the area of the kite in the square?

Forwards Add Backwards

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

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

Frogs

Age 11 to 14
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How many moves does it take to swap over some red and blue frogs? Do you have a method?

Squares in Rectangles

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

A 2 by 3 rectangle contains 8 squares and a 3 by 4 rectangle contains 20 squares. What size rectangle(s) contain(s) exactly 100 squares? Can you find them all?

A Little Light Thinking

Age 14 to 16
Challenge Level

Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you make two lights switch on at once? Three lights? All four lights?

Tower of Hanoi

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

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

Two and Two

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

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

Elevenses

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

How many pairs of numbers can you find that add up to a multiple of 11? Do you notice anything interesting about your results?

Where Can We Visit?

Age 11 to 14
Challenge 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?

Substitution Cipher

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

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

Data Matching

Age 14 to 18
Challenge Level

Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

Funny Factorisation

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

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

Same Length

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

Construct two equilateral triangles on a straight line. There are two lengths that look the same - can you prove it?

Add to 200

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

By selecting digits for an addition grid, what targets can you make?

Estimating Angles

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

How good are you at estimating angles?

Cuboids

Age 11 to 14
Challenge 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?

Number Lines in Disguise

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

Some of the numbers have fallen off Becky's number line. Can you figure out what they were?

Shopping Basket

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

The items in the shopping basket add and multiply to give the same amount. What could their prices be?

Isosceles Triangles

Age 11 to 14
Challenge 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?

Can You Make 100?

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

How many ways can you find to put in operation signs (+ - x ÷) to make 100?

Reflecting Squarely

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

In how many ways can you fit all three pieces together to make shapes with line symmetry?

Triangles to Tetrahedra

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

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

Nine Colours

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

Can you use small coloured cubes to make a 3 by 3 by 3 cube so that each face of the bigger cube contains one of each colour?

Charlie's Delightful Machine

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

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

Overlaps

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Can you find ways to put numbers in the overlaps so the rings have equal totals?

Number Daisy

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Can you find six numbers to go in the Daisy from which you can make all the numbers from 1 to a number bigger than 25?

American Billions

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Play the divisibility game to create numbers in which the first two digits make a number divisible by 2, the first three digits make a number divisible by 3...

Factors and Multiples Puzzle

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Using your knowledge of the properties of numbers, can you fill all the squares on the board?

Factors and Multiples Game

Age 7 to 16
Challenge Level

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

Product Sudoku

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

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

Odds and Evens

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Are these games fair? How can you tell?

In a Box

Age 14 to 16
Challenge Level

Chris and Jo put two red and four blue ribbons in a box. They each pick a ribbon from the box without looking. Jo wins if the two ribbons are the same colour. Is the game fair?

Difference Sudoku

Age 14 to 16
Challenge Level

Use the differences to find the solution to this Sudoku.

Last Biscuit

Age 11 to 18
Challenge Level

Can you find a strategy that ensures you get to take the last biscuit in this game?