You have two sets of the digits 0 – 9. Can you arrange these in the five boxes to make four-digit numbers as close to the target numbers as possible?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
These eleven shapes each stand for a different number. Can you use the number sentences to work out what they are?
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
What do the numbers shaded in blue on this hundred square have in common? What do you notice about the pink numbers? How about the shaded numbers in the other squares?
Andy had a big bag of marbles but unfortunately the bottom of it split and all the marbles spilled out. Use the information to find out how many there were in the bag originally.
The discs for this game are kept in a flat square box with a square hole for each. Use the information to find out how many discs of each colour there are in the box.
Nearly all of us have made table patterns on hundred squares, that is 10 by 10 grids. This problem looks at the patterns on differently sized square grids.
Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?
Find out what a Deca Tree is and then work out how many leaves there will be after the woodcutter has cut off a trunk, a branch, a twig and a leaf.
On the planet Vuv there are two sorts of creatures. The Zios have 3 legs and the Zepts have 7 legs. The great planetary explorer Nico counted 52 legs. How many Zios and how many Zepts were there?
How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?
Each light in this interactivity turns on according to a rule. What happens when you enter different numbers? Can you find the smallest number that lights up all four lights?
This task depends on groups working collaboratively, discussing and reasoning to agree a final product.
Systematically explore the range of symmetric designs that can be created by shading parts of the motif below. Use normal square lattice paper to record your results.
These sixteen children are standing in four lines of four, one behind the other. They are each holding a card with a number on it. Can you work out the missing numbers?
Use two dice to generate two numbers with one decimal place. What happens when you round these numbers to the nearest whole number?
How will you complete these interactive Venn diagrams?
Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.
On the graph there are 28 marked points. These points all mark the vertices (corners) of eight hidden squares. Can you find the eight hidden squares?
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
Can you dissect an equilateral triangle into 6 smaller ones? What number of smaller equilateral triangles is it NOT possible to dissect a larger equilateral triangle into?
Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.
Play this game and see if you can figure out the computer's chosen number.
I'm thinking of a number. My number is both a multiple of 5 and a multiple of 6. What could my number be?
Sally and Ben were drawing shapes in chalk on the school playground. Can you work out what shapes each of them drew using the clues?
Look at different ways of dividing things. What do they mean? How might you show them in a picture, with things, with numbers and symbols?
Use the clues about the symmetrical properties of these letters to place them on the grid.
This activity challenges you to decide on the 'best' number to use in each statement. You may need to do some estimating, some calculating and some research.
Use the interactivity to move Pat. Can you reproduce the graphs and tell their story?
Watch the video to see how to fold a square of paper to create a flower. What fraction of the piece of paper is the small triangle?
These rectangles have been torn. How many squares did each one have inside it before it was ripped?
This practical problem challenges you to make quadrilaterals with a loop of string. You'll need some friends to help!
Can you place the blocks so that you see the reflection in the picture?
Where can you put the mirror across the square so that you can still "see" the whole square? How many different positions are possible?
This activity focuses on similarities and differences between shapes.
A task which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.
Using the picture of the fraction wall, can you find equivalent fractions?
Find the missing coordinates which will form these eight quadrilaterals. These coordinates themselves will then form a shape with rotational and line symmetry.
There are three tables in a room with blocks of chocolate on each. Where would be the best place for each child in the class to sit if they came in one at a time?
This task develops spatial reasoning skills. By framing and asking questions a member of the team has to find out what mathematical object they have chosen.
How would you put these journey lengths in order? Give a bit of a place value challenge with subtractions set out not as a calculation.
How do you know whether you will reach these numbers when you count in steps of six from zero?
Four strategy dice games to consolidate pupils' understanding of rounding.
This task gives an opportunity to perform some subtractions in a slightly realistic situation.
Find as many different ways of representing this number of dots as you can.
Can you find any two-digit numbers that satisfy all of these statements?
Use the two sets of data to find out how many children there are in Classes 5, 6 and 7.