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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?

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Pat counts her sweets in different groups and both times she has some left over. How many sweets could she have had?

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How would you create the largest possible two-digit even number from the digit I've given you and one of your choice?

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Mr Gilderdale is playing a game with his class. What rule might he have chosen? How would you test your idea?

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These spinners will give you the tens and unit digits of a number. Can you choose sets of numbers to collect so that you spin six numbers belonging to your sets in as few spins as possible?

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I am less than 25. My ones digit is twice my tens digit. My digits add up to an even number.

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Each child in Class 3 took four numbers out of the bag. Who had made the highest even number?

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Can you sort numbers into sets? Can you give each set a name?

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Look at what happens when you take a number, square it and subtract your answer. What kind of number do you get? Can you prove it?

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This problem looks at how one example of your choice can show something about the general structure of multiplication.

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This investigates one particular property of number by looking closely at an example of adding two odd numbers together.

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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?

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

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Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?

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Florence, Ethan and Alma have each added together two 'next-door' numbers. What is the same about their answers?

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Can you find the chosen number from the grid using the clues?

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Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.

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Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

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Daisy and Akram were making number patterns. Daisy was using beads that looked like flowers and Akram was using cube bricks. First they were counting in twos.

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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?

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These red, yellow and blue spinners were each spun 45 times in total. Can you work out which numbers are on each spinner?

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What happens when you add three numbers together? Will your answer be odd or even? How do you know?

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In this problem we are looking at sets of parallel sticks that cross each other. What is the least number of crossings you can make? And the greatest?

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Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?

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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.

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In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37.

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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.

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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.

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Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

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Benâ€™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?

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Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true?

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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?

This article introduces the idea of generic proof for younger children and illustrates how one example can offer a proof of a general result through unpacking its underlying structure.

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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?

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In this calculation, the box represents a missing digit. What could the digit be? What would the solution be in each case?

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Arrange the numbers 1 to 6 in each set of circles below. The sum of each side of the triangle should equal the number in its centre.

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How many legs do each of these creatures have? How many pairs is that?

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Try grouping the dominoes in the ways described. Are there any left over each time? Can you explain why?

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Are these statements relating to odd and even numbers always true, sometimes true or never true?

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If there are 3 squares in the ring, can you place three different numbers in them so that their differences are odd? Try with different numbers of squares around the ring. What do you notice?

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This problem challenges you to find out how many odd numbers there are between pairs of numbers. Can you find a pair of numbers that has four odds between them?

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What do you see as you watch this video? Can you create a similar video for the number 12?

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Think of a number, square it and subtract your starting number. Is the number youâ€™re left with odd or even? How do the images help to explain this?

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

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Use cubes to continue making the numbers from 7 to 20. Are they sticks, rectangles or squares?

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Can you put the numbers 1-5 in the V shape so that both 'arms' have the same total?