How can you arrange the 5 cubes so that you need the smallest number of Brush Loads of paint to cover them? Try with other numbers of cubes as well.
An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.
These pictures were made by starting with a square, finding the half-way point on each side and joining those points up. You could investigate your own starting shape.
Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?
Follow the clues to find the mystery number.
Can you order the digits from 1-3 to make a number which is divisible by 3 so when the last digit is removed it becomes a 2-figure number divisible by 2, and so on?
These clocks have only one hand, but can you work out what time they are showing from the information?
Watch this animation. What do you see? Can you explain why this happens?
Look at three 'next door neighbours' amongst the counting numbers. Add them together. What do you notice?
Try out some calculations. Are you surprised by the results?
This activity is based on data in the book 'If the World Were a Village'. How will you represent your chosen data for maximum effect?
Start with a triangle. Can you cut it up to make a rectangle?