Here is a Sudoku with a difference! Use information about lowest common multiples to help you solve it.
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...
The clues for this Sudoku are the product of the numbers in adjacent squares.
Each clue in this Sudoku is the product of the two numbers in adjacent cells.
Given the products of adjacent cells, can you complete this Sudoku?
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?"
Gabriel multiplied together some numbers and then erased them. Can you figure out where each number was?
This Sudoku requires you to do some working backwards before working forwards.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Given the products of diagonally opposite cells - can you complete this Sudoku?
Ben, Jack and Emma passed counters to each other and ended with the same number of counters. How many did they start with?
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.
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?
Find the smallest whole number which, when mutiplied by 7, gives a product consisting entirely of ones.
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"?
How many different differences can you make?
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?
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.
How many solutions can you find to this sum? Each of the different letters stands for a different number.
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?
Different combinations of the weights available allow you to make different totals. Which totals 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?
By selecting digits for an addition grid, what targets can you make?
Replace the letters with numbers to make the addition work out correctly. R E A D + T H I S = P A G E
The items in the shopping basket add and multiply to give the same amount. What could their prices be?
An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.
A few extra challenges set by some young NRICH members.
This Sudoku, based on differences. Using the one clue number can you find the solution?
I added together some of my neighbours' house numbers. Can you explain the patterns I noticed?
A Sudoku with clues as ratios.
Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.
A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.
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?
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. . . .
Find out about Magic Squares in this article written for students. Why are they magic?!
Rather than using the numbers 1-9, this sudoku uses the nine different letters used to make the words "Advent Calendar".
A Sudoku with clues as ratios.
Use the differences to find the solution to this 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.
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?
Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.
This task encourages you to investigate the number of edging pieces and panes in different sized windows.
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?
A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.
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?
Five numbers added together in pairs produce: 0, 2, 4, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15 What are the five numbers?
Use the clues about the shaded areas to help solve this sudoku
Can you arrange the digits 1, 1, 2, 2, 3 and 3 to make a Number Sandwich?