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More Number Pyramids

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...

Have You Got It?

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?

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?

Picturing Triangular Numbers

Age 11 to 14
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Triangular numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?

Partitioning Revisited

Age 11 to 14
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We can show that (x + 1)² = x² + 2x + 1 by considering the area of an (x + 1) by (x + 1) square. Show in a similar way that (x + 2)² = x² + 4x + 4

Got it Article

Age 7 to 14

This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.

Konigsberg Plus

Age 11 to 14
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Euler discussed whether or not it was possible to stroll around Koenigsberg crossing each of its seven bridges exactly once. Experiment with different numbers of islands and bridges.

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.

Sliding Puzzle

Age 11 to 16
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The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.

The Triangle Game

Age 11 to 16
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Can you discover whether this is a fair game?

Square It

Age 11 to 16
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Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

Online

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.

Got It

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

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.

Colour in the Square

Age 7 to 16
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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?

Disappearing Square

Age 11 to 14
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Do you know how to find the area of a triangle? You can count the squares. What happens if we turn the triangle on end? Press the button and see. Try counting the number of units in the triangle now. . . .

Nine Colours

Age 11 to 16
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Can you use small coloured cubes to make a 3 by 3 by 3 cube so that each face of the bigger cube contains one of each colour?

Square Coordinates

Age 11 to 14
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A tilted square is a square with no horizontal sides. Can you devise a general instruction for the construction of a square when you are given just one of its sides?

Nine-pin Triangles

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?

Cogs

Age 11 to 14
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A and B are two interlocking cogwheels having p teeth and q teeth respectively. One tooth on B is painted red. Find the values of p and q for which the red tooth on B contacts every gap on the. . . .

Times Tables Shifts

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

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

More Magic Potting Sheds

Age 11 to 14
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The number of plants in Mr McGregor's magic potting shed increases overnight. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of his gardens, planting one garden each day. How can he do it?

Dotty Circle

Age 7 to 11
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Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?

Four Triangles Puzzle

Age 5 to 11
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Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?

Countdown Fractions

Age 11 to 16
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Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.

Seeing Squares for Two

Age 5 to 11
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Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

Seeing Squares

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

Drips

Age 7 to 14
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An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.

Board Block Challenge

Age 7 to 11
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Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?

Teddy Town

Age 5 to 14
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There are nine teddies in Teddy Town - three red, three blue and three yellow. There are also nine houses, three of each colour. Can you put them on the map of Teddy Town according to the rules?

Factors and Multiples Game

Age 7 to 16
Challenge Level

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

Excel Interactive Resource: Interactive Division

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.

Train Tactics for Two

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?

Coordinate Cunning

Age 7 to 11
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A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.

First Connect Three for Two

Age 7 to 11
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First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.

Overlap

Age 11 to 14
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A red square and a blue square overlap so that the corner of the red square rests on the centre of the blue square. Show that, whatever the orientation of the red square, it covers a quarter of the. . . .

Advent Calendar 2012 - Primary

Age 5 to 11

The 2012 primary advent calendar features twenty-four of our posters, one for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

Icosian Game

Age 11 to 14
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This problem is about investigating whether it is possible to start at one vertex of a platonic solid and visit every other vertex once only returning to the vertex you started at.

Fractions and Coins Game

Age 7 to 11
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Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.

Estimating Angles

Age 7 to 14
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How good are you at estimating angles?

Coded Hundred Square

Age 7 to 11
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This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?

Three Squares

Age 5 to 11
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What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?

Tilted Squares

Age 11 to 14
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It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but what if they were tilted?

Difference

Age 7 to 11
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Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

Train Tactics

Age 7 to 11
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A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?

Arrangements

Age 7 to 11
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Is it possible to place 2 counters on the 3 by 3 grid so that there is an even number of counters in every row and every column? How about if you have 3 counters or 4 counters or....?

Triangle Pin-down

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

Use the interactivity to investigate what kinds of triangles can be drawn on peg boards with different numbers of pegs.

Excel Interactive Resource: Fraction Multiplication

Age 11 to 16
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Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

Carroll Diagrams

Age 5 to 11
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Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

Excel Interactive Resource: Haitch

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

Excel Interactive Resource: Equivalent Fraction Bars

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.