Each clue in this Sudoku is the product of the two numbers in adjacent cells.
Gabriel multiplied together some numbers and then erased them. Can you figure out where each number was?
Here is a Sudoku with a difference! Use information about lowest common multiples to help you solve it.
The clues for this Sudoku are the product of the numbers in adjacent squares.
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...
Given the products of adjacent cells, can you complete this Sudoku?
By selecting digits for an addition grid, what targets can you make?
Find the values of the nine letters in the sum: FOOT + BALL = GAME
The letters in the following addition sum represent the digits 1 ... 9. If A=3 and D=2, what number is represented by "CAYLEY"?
Ben, Jack and Emma passed counters to each other and ended with the same number of counters. How many did they start with?
A student in a maths class was trying to get some information from her teacher. She was given some clues and then the teacher ended by saying, "Well, how old are they?"
How many solutions can you find to this sum? Each of the different letters stands for a different number.
The puzzle can be solved by finding the values of the unknown digits (all indicated by asterisks) in the squares of the $9\times9$ grid.
If you take a three by three square on a 1-10 addition square and multiply the diagonally opposite numbers together, what is the difference between these products. Why?
Replace the letters with numbers to make the addition work out correctly. R E A D + T H I S = P A G E
Find the smallest whole number which, when mutiplied by 7, gives a product consisting entirely of ones.
Make your own double-sided magic square. But can you complete both sides once you've made the pieces?
I added together some of my neighbours' house numbers. Can you explain the patterns I noticed?
You are given the Lowest Common Multiples of sets of digits. Find the digits and then solve the Sudoku.
Choose four different digits from 1-9 and put one in each box so that the resulting four two-digit numbers add to a total of 100.
A monkey with peaches, keeps a fraction of them each day, gives the rest away, and then eats one. How long can his peaches last?
Given the products of diagonally opposite cells - can you complete this Sudoku?
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?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
The items in the shopping basket add and multiply to give the same amount. What could their prices be?
A Latin square of order n is an array of n symbols in which each symbol occurs exactly once in each row and exactly once in each column.
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?
This Sudoku requires you to do some working backwards before working forwards.
The NRICH team are always looking for new ways to engage teachers and pupils in problem solving. Here we explain the thinking behind maths trails.
A cinema has 100 seats. Show how it is possible to sell exactly 100 tickets and take exactly £100 if the prices are £10 for adults, 50p for pensioners and 10p for children.
This Sudoku puzzle can be solved with the help of small clue-numbers on the border lines between pairs of neighbouring squares of the grid.
Find out about Magic Squares in this article written for students. Why are they magic?!
Use the differences to find the solution to this Sudoku.
An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.
15 = 7 + 8 and 10 = 1 + 2 + 3 + 4. Can you say which numbers can be expressed as the sum of two or more consecutive integers?
How many different differences can you make?
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?
Do you notice anything about the solutions when you add and/or subtract consecutive negative numbers?
This Sudoku, based on differences. Using the one clue number can you find the solution?
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?
Can you arrange the numbers 1 to 17 in a row so that each adjacent pair adds up to a square number?
Different combinations of the weights available allow you to make different totals. Which totals can you make?
The number of plants in Mr McGregor's magic potting shed increases overnight. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of his gardens, planting one garden each day. How can he do it?
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.
Five numbers added together in pairs produce: 0, 2, 4, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15 What are the five numbers?
Mr Smith and Mr Jones are two maths teachers. By asking questions, the answers to which may be right or wrong, Mr Jones is able to find the number of the house Mr Smith lives in... Or not!
Investigate the different ways that fifteen schools could have given money in a charity fundraiser.
Solve the equations to identify the clue numbers in this Sudoku problem.
This task encourages you to investigate the number of edging pieces and panes in different sized windows.
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?