# Resources tagged with: Factors and multiples

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Broad Topics > Numbers and the Number System > Factors and multiples ### Making Pathways

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Can you find different ways of creating paths using these paving slabs? ### Venn Diagrams

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

How will you complete these Venn diagrams? ### Multiply Multiples 1

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Can you complete this calculation by filling in the missing numbers? In how many different ways can you do it? ### Ducking and Dividing

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Your vessel, the Starship Diophantus, has become damaged in deep space. Can you use your knowledge of times tables and some lightning reflexes to survive? ### Multiples Grid

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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? ### Multiplication Square Jigsaw

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Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square? ### Divide it Out

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What is the lowest number which always leaves a remainder of 1 when divided by each of the numbers from 2 to 10? ### Scoring with Dice

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I throw three dice and get 5, 3 and 2. Add the scores on the three dice. What do you get? Now multiply the scores. What do you notice? ### Zios and Zepts

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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? ### A Mixed-up Clock

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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? ### Being Resilient - Primary Number

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Number problems at primary level that may require resilience. ### Sets of Four Numbers

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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? ### Mystery Matrix

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you work out some different ways to balance this equation? ### Multiply Multiples 3

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Have a go at balancing this equation. Can you find different ways of doing it? ### Times Tables Shifts

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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

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The planet of Vuvv has seven moons. Can you work out how long it is between each super-eclipse? ### Which Is Quicker?

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Which is quicker, counting up to 30 in ones or counting up to 300 in tens? Why? ### Number Tracks

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Ben’s class were cutting up number tracks. First they cut them into twos and added up the numbers on each piece. What patterns could they see? ### Abundant Numbers

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48 is called an abundant number because it is less than the sum of its factors (without itself). Can you find some more abundant numbers? ### Number Detective

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Follow the clues to find the mystery number. ### Being Collaborative - Primary Number

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Number problems at primary level to work on with others. ### Tiling

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

An investigation that gives you the opportunity to make and justify predictions. ### Diagonal Product Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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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. ### Spelling Circle

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Find the words hidden inside each of the circles by counting around a certain number of spaces to find each letter in turn. ### Fractions in a Box

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The discs for this game are kept in a flat square box with a square hole for each. Use the information to find out how many discs of each colour there are in the box. ### Star Product Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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. ##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

The items in the shopping basket add and multiply to give the same amount. What could their prices be? ### Times Right

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Using the digits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8, mulitply a two two digit numbers are multiplied to give a four digit number, so that the expression is correct. How many different solutions can you find? ### Factor-multiple Chains

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Can you see how these factor-multiple chains work? Find the chain which contains the smallest possible numbers. How about the largest possible numbers? ### Factor Lines

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line. ### A First Product Sudoku

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Given the products of adjacent cells, can you complete this Sudoku? ### Fitted

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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? ### It Figures

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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? ### Product Sudoku

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The clues for this Sudoku are the product of the numbers in adjacent squares. ### American Billions

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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... ### Ben's Game

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Ben, Jack and Emma passed counters to each other and ended with the same number of counters. How many did they start with? ### Multiplication Series: Number Arrays

##### Age 5 to 11

This article for teachers describes how number arrays can be a useful representation for many number concepts. ### Colour Wheels

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Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark? ### Odds and Threes

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A game for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3. ### Down to Nothing

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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. ### Round and Round the Circle

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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. ### What Do You Need?

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Four of these clues are needed to find the chosen number on this grid and four are true but do nothing to help in finding the number. Can you sort out the clues and find the number? ### Sweets in a Box

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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? ### What Two ...?

##### Age 7 to 11 Short Challenge Level:

56 406 is the product of two consecutive numbers. What are these two numbers? ### Rearranged Rectangle

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How many different rectangles can you make using this set of rods? ### A Square Deal

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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. ### Give Me Four Clues

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Four of these clues are needed to find the chosen number on this grid and four are true but do nothing to help in finding the number. Can you sort out the clues and find the number? ### How Old Are the Children?

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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?"