# Resources tagged with: Addition & subtraction

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### There are 73 results ### Aba

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

In the following sum the letters A, B, C, D, E and F stand for six distinct digits. Find all the ways of replacing the letters with digits so that the arithmetic is correct. ### Eleven

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

Replace each letter with a digit to make this addition correct. ### Arrange the Digits

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

Can you arrange the digits 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 into three 3-digit numbers such that their total is close to 1500? ### Two and Two

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

How many solutions can you find to this sum? Each of the different letters stands for a different number. ### Cayley

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

The letters in the following addition sum represent the digits 1 ... 9. If A=3 and D=2, what number is represented by "CAYLEY"? ### Tis Unique

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

This addition sum uses all ten digits 0, 1, 2...9 exactly once. Find the sum and show that the one you give is the only possibility. ### Crossed Ends

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

Crosses can be drawn on number grids of various sizes. What do you notice when you add opposite ends? ### As Easy as 1,2,3

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

When I type a sequence of letters my calculator gives the product of all the numbers in the corresponding memories. What numbers should I store so that when I type 'ONE' it returns 1, and when I type. . . . ### Magic Squares for Special Occasions

##### Age 11 to 16

This article explains how to make your own magic square to mark a special occasion with the special date of your choice on the top line. ##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

By selecting digits for an addition grid, what targets can you make? ##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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? ### The Patent Solution

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

A combination mechanism for a safe comprises thirty-two tumblers numbered from one to thirty-two in such a way that the numbers in each wheel total 132... Could you open the safe? ### Football Sum

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

Find the values of the nine letters in the sum: FOOT + BALL = GAME ### Digit Sum

##### Age 14 to 16 Short Challenge Level:

What is the sum of all the digits in all the integers from one to one million? ### Double Digit

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

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

Try out some calculations. Are you surprised by the results? ##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

What happens when you add a three digit number to its reverse? ### Postage

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

The country Sixtania prints postage stamps with only three values 6 lucres, 10 lucres and 15 lucres (where the currency is in lucres).Which values cannot be made up with combinations of these postage. . . . ### Diagonal Sums

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

In this 100 square, look at the green square which contains the numbers 2, 3, 12 and 13. What is the sum of the numbers that are diagonally opposite each other? What do you notice? ### Pole Star Sudoku 2

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

This Sudoku, based on differences. Using the one clue number can you find the solution? ### Cryptarithms

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

Can you crack these cryptarithms? ### Up, Down, Flying Around

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

Play this game to learn about adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers ##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Make a set of numbers that use all the digits from 1 to 9, once and once only. Add them up. The result is divisible by 9. Add each of the digits in the new number. What is their sum? Now try some. . . . ### Jugs of Wine

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

You have four jugs of 9, 7, 4 and 2 litres capacity. The 9 litre jug is full of wine, the others are empty. Can you divide the wine into three equal quantities? ### Kids

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

Find the numbers in this sum ### Number Pyramids

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

Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change? ### Charitable Pennies

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

Investigate the different ways that fifteen schools could have given money in a charity fundraiser. ### Alphabetti Sudoku

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

This Sudoku requires you to do some working backwards before working forwards. ### Pairs

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

Ann thought of 5 numbers and told Bob all the sums that could be made by adding the numbers in pairs. The list of sums is 6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10,10, 11, 12. Help Bob to find out which numbers Ann was. . . . ### Alphabet Soup

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

This challenge is to make up YOUR OWN alphanumeric. Each letter represents a digit and where the same letter appears more than once it must represent the same digit each time. ### Score

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

There are exactly 3 ways to add 4 odd numbers to get 10. Find all the ways of adding 8 odd numbers to get 20. To be sure of getting all the solutions you will need to be systematic. What about. . . . ### Making Sense of Positives and Negatives

##### Age 11 to 14

This article suggests some ways of making sense of calculations involving positive and negative numbers. ### Mathematical Symbols

##### Age 5 to 14

A brief article written for pupils about mathematical symbols. ### Nice or Nasty for Two

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

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent. ### Got it for Two

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

Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win? ### Nice or Nasty

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

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones... ### Making a Difference

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

How many different differences can you make? ### Magic Letters

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

Charlie has made a Magic V. Can you use his example to make some more? And how about Magic Ls, Ns and Ws? ### Weights

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

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

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use the differences to find the solution to this Sudoku. ### Can You Make 100?

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

How many ways can you find to put in operation signs (+ - x ÷) to make 100? ### Making Maths: Double-sided Magic Square

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

Make your own double-sided magic square. But can you complete both sides once you've made the pieces? ### Cinema Problem

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

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. ### Twenty20

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

Fancy a game of cricket? Here is a mathematical version you can play indoors without breaking any windows. ### Consecutive Negative Numbers

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

Do you notice anything about the solutions when you add and/or subtract consecutive negative numbers? ### Eight Dominoes

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

Using the 8 dominoes make a square where each of the columns and rows adds up to 8 ### Pair Sums

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

Five numbers added together in pairs produce: 0, 2, 4, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15 What are the five numbers? ### Adding and Subtracting Positive and Negative Numbers

##### Age 11 to 14

How can we help students make sense of addition and subtraction of negative numbers? ### An Introduction to Magic Squares

##### Age 7 to 16 