Four numbers on an intersection that need to be placed in the surrounding cells. That is all you need to know to solve this sudoku.

An extra constraint means this Sudoku requires you to think in diagonals as well as horizontal and vertical lines and boxes of nine.

This is a variation of sudoku which contains a set of special clue-numbers. Each set of 4 small digits stands for the numbers in the four cells of the grid adjacent to this set.

Solve the equations to identify the clue numbers in this Sudoku problem.

You need to find the values of the stars before you can apply normal Sudoku rules.

This pair of linked Sudokus matches letters with numbers and hides a seasonal greeting. Can you find it?

Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

A game for 2 people. Take turns placing a counter on the star. You win when you have completed a line of 3 in your colour.

A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

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.

Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?

A few extra challenges set by some young NRICH members.

Use the clues about the shaded areas to help solve this sudoku

Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

Have a go at this game which has been inspired by the Big Internet Math-Off 2019. Can you gain more columns of lily pads than your opponent?

Rather than using the numbers 1-9, this sudoku uses the nine different letters used to make the words "Advent Calendar".

Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.

You have twelve weights, one of which is different from the rest. Using just 3 weighings, can you identify which weight is the odd one out, and whether it is heavier or lighter than the rest?

The puzzle can be solved with the help of small clue-numbers which are either placed on the border lines between selected pairs of neighbouring squares of the grid or placed after slash marks on. . . .

The letters of the word ABACUS have been arranged in the shape of a triangle. How many different ways can you find to read the word ABACUS from this triangular pattern?

This task encourages you to investigate the number of edging pieces and panes in different sized windows.

60 pieces and a challenge. What can you make and how many of the pieces can you use creating skeleton polyhedra?

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!

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?

A pair of Sudoku puzzles that together lead to a complete solution.

How have "Warmsnug" arrived at the prices shown on their windows? Which window has been given an incorrect price?

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.

This cube has ink on each face which leaves marks on paper as it is rolled. Can you work out what is on each face and the route it has taken?

A particular technique for solving Sudoku puzzles, known as "naked pair", is explained in this easy-to-read article.

Can you arrange the digits 1, 1, 2, 2, 3 and 3 to make a Number Sandwich?

Imagine a stack of numbered cards with one on top. Discard the top, put the next card to the bottom and repeat continuously. Can you predict the last card?

You have been given nine weights, one of which is slightly heavier than the rest. Can you work out which weight is heavier in just two weighings of the balance?

Different combinations of the weights available allow you to make different totals. Which totals can you make?

Four small numbers give the clue to the contents of the four surrounding cells.

Each of the main diagonals of this sudoku must contain the numbers 1 to 9 and each rectangle width the numbers 1 to 4.

Bellringers have a special way to write down the patterns they ring. Learn about these patterns and draw some of your own.

Can you arrange the numbers 1 to 17 in a row so that each adjacent pair adds up to a square number?

Find all the ways of placing the numbers 1 to 9 on a W shape, with 3 numbers on each leg, so that each set of 3 numbers has the same total.

Use the differences to find the solution to this Sudoku.

Given the products of diagonally opposite cells - can you complete this Sudoku?

There are nine teddies in Teddy Town - three red, three blue and three yellow. There are also nine houses, three of each colour. Can you put them on the map of Teddy Town according to the rules?

It is possible to identify a particular card out of a pack of 15 with the use of some mathematical reasoning. What is this reasoning and can it be applied to other numbers of cards?

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.