Resources tagged with: Factors and multiples

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Same Length Trains

Age 5 to 7
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How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's and Katie's, using rods that are identical?

Multiples Grid

Age 7 to 11
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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?

Are You Well Balanced?

Age 5 to 7
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Can you work out how to make each side of this balance equally balanced? You can put more than one weight on a hook.

Rearranged Rectangle

Age 7 to 11
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How many different rectangles can you make using this set of rods?

Times Tables Shifts

Age 7 to 11
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In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?

The Moons of Vuvv

Age 7 to 11
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The planet of Vuvv has seven moons. Can you work out how long it is between each super-eclipse?

Mystery Matrix

Age 7 to 11
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Can you fill in this table square? The numbers 2 -12 were used to generate it with just one number used twice.

Nineteen Hexagons

Age 5 to 7
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In this maze of hexagons, you start in the centre at 0. The next hexagon must be a multiple of 2 and the next a multiple of 5. What are the possible paths you could take?

Multiplication Squares

Age 7 to 11
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Can you work out the arrangement of the digits in the square so that the given products are correct? The numbers 1 - 9 may be used once and once only.

Factor Lines

Age 7 to 14
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Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.

Seven Flipped

Age 7 to 11
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Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

One of Thirty-six

Age 5 to 7
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Can you find the chosen number from the grid using the clues?

Growing Garlic

Age 5 to 7
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Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Can you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had?

Multiplication Square Jigsaw

Age 7 to 11
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Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

Lots of Lollies

Age 5 to 7
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Frances and Rishi were given a bag of lollies. They shared them out evenly and had one left over. How many lollies could there have been in the bag?

It Figures

Age 7 to 11
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Suppose we allow ourselves to use three numbers less than 10 and multiply them together. How many different products can you find? How do you know you've got them all?

Got It

Age 7 to 14
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A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.

Multiply Multiples 3

Age 7 to 11
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Have a go at balancing this equation. Can you find different ways of doing it?

Multiply Multiples 2

Age 7 to 11
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Can you work out some different ways to balance this equation?

Multiply Multiples 1

Age 7 to 11
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Can you complete this calculation by filling in the missing numbers? In how many different ways can you do it?

Tiling

Age 7 to 11
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An investigation that gives you the opportunity to make and justify predictions.

Neighbours

Age 7 to 11
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In a square in which the houses are evenly spaced, numbers 3 and 10 are opposite each other. What is the smallest and what is the largest possible number of houses in the square?

Sweets in a Box

Age 7 to 11
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How many different shaped boxes can you design for 36 sweets in one layer? Can you arrange the sweets so that no sweets of the same colour are next to each other in any direction?

Curious Number

Age 7 to 11
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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?

A Square Deal

Age 7 to 11
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Complete the magic square using the numbers 1 to 25 once each. Each row, column and diagonal adds up to 65.

Cuisenaire Environment

Age 5 to 16
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An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.

Factors and Multiples Game

Age 7 to 16
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A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?

Two Primes Make One Square

Age 7 to 11
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Can you make square numbers by adding two prime numbers together?

Pebbles

Age 7 to 11
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Place four pebbles on the sand in the form of a square. Keep adding as few pebbles as necessary to double the area. How many extra pebbles are added each time?

Six in a Circle

Age 5 to 7
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If there is a ring of six chairs and thirty children must either sit on a chair or stand behind one, how many children will be behind each chair?

Fitted

Age 7 to 11
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Nine squares with side lengths 1, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, and 18 cm can be fitted together to form a rectangle. What are the dimensions of the rectangle?

Sets of Numbers

Age 7 to 11
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How many different sets of numbers with at least four members can you find in the numbers in this box?

Doubling Fives

Age 5 to 7
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This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.

What's Left?

Age 5 to 7
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Use this grid to shade the numbers in the way described. Which numbers do you have left? Do you know what they are called?

Sets of Four Numbers

Age 7 to 11
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There are ten children in Becky's group. Can you find a set of numbers for each of them? Are there any other sets?

Being Resilient - Primary Number

Age 5 to 11
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Number problems at primary level that may require resilience.

Number Detective

Age 5 to 11
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Follow the clues to find the mystery number.

Clapping Times

Age 5 to 7
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If you count from 1 to 20 and clap more loudly on the numbers in the two times table, as well as saying those numbers loudly, which numbers will be loud?

Music to My Ears

Age 7 to 11
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Can you predict when you'll be clapping and when you'll be clicking if you start this rhythm? How about when a friend begins a new rhythm at the same time?

Gran, How Old Are You?

Age 7 to 11
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When Charlie asked his grandmother how old she is, he didn't get a straightforward reply! Can you work out how old she is?

Light the Lights

Age 5 to 7
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Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?

Light the Lights Again

Age 7 to 11
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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?

Tables Teaser

Age 5 to 7
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How will you work out which numbers have been used to create this multiplication square?

Down to Nothing

Age 7 to 11
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A game for 2 or more people. Starting with 100, subratct a number from 1 to 9 from the total. You score for making an odd number, a number ending in 0 or a multiple of 6.

Making Sticks

Age 5 to 7
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Kimie and Sebastian were making sticks from interlocking cubes and lining them up. Can they make their lines the same length? Can they make any other lines?

A Mixed-up Clock

Age 7 to 11
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There is a clock-face where the numbers have become all mixed up. Can you find out where all the numbers have got to from these ten statements?

Round and Round the Circle

Age 7 to 11
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What happens if you join every second point on this circle? How about every third point? Try with different steps and see if you can predict what will happen.

Factors and Multiples Game for Two

Age 7 to 14
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Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?

Zios and Zepts

Age 7 to 11
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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?

Biscuit Decorations

Age 5 to 7
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Andrew decorated 20 biscuits to take to a party. He lined them up and put icing on every second biscuit and different decorations on other biscuits. How many biscuits weren't decorated?