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There are 94 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Interactivities, you may find related items under Physical and Digital Manipulatives.

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Poly Plug Rectangles

Age 5 to 14
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The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?

Countdown Fractions

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

Countdown

Age 7 to 14
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Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

A Question of Scale

Age 14 to 16
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Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?

Treasure Hunt

Age 7 to 14
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Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the treasure in the minimum number of guesses?

Which Spinners?

Age 14 to 18
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Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?

Interactive Spinners

Age 11 to 14
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This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.

Interactive Number Patterns

Age 14 to 16
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How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?

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?

Substitution Cipher

Age 11 to 14
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Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.

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?

Magic Potting Sheds

Age 11 to 14
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Mr McGregor has a magic potting shed. Overnight, the number of plants in it doubles. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of three gardens, planting one garden each day. Can he do it?

Semi-regular Tessellations

Age 11 to 16
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Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?

Up and Across

Age 11 to 14
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Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the dot affects its vertical and horizontal movement at each stage.

Speeding Up, Slowing Down

Age 11 to 14
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Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects its speed at each stage.

How Far Does it Move?

Age 11 to 14
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Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects the distance it travels at each stage.

Cuisenaire Environment

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

Cosy Corner

Age 11 to 14
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Six balls are shaken. You win if at least one red ball ends in a corner. What is the probability of winning?

Two's Company

Age 11 to 14
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Seven balls are shaken. You win if the two blue balls end up touching. What is the probability of winning?

Flippin' Discs

Age 11 to 14
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Discs are flipped in the air. You win if all the faces show the same colour. What is the probability of winning?

Right Angles

Age 11 to 14
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Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining up three points round the edge?

Subtended Angles

Age 11 to 14
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What is the relationship between the angle at the centre and the angles at the circumference, for angles which stand on the same arc? Can you prove it?

Triangles in Circles

Age 11 to 14
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Can you find triangles on a 9-point circle? Can you work out their angles?

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

Fractions and Percentages Card Game

Age 11 to 16
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Can you find the pairs that represent the same amount of money?

Stars

Age 11 to 14
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Can you work out what step size to take to ensure you visit all the dots on the circle?

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?

Isosceles Triangles

Age 11 to 14
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Draw some isosceles triangles with an area of $9$cm$^2$ and a vertex at (20,20). If all the vertices must have whole number coordinates, how many is it possible to draw?

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.

An Unhappy End

Age 11 to 14
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Two engines, at opposite ends of a single track railway line, set off towards one another just as a fly, sitting on the front of one of the engines, sets off flying along the railway line...

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?

More Number Pyramids

Age 11 to 14
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When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...

Number Pyramids

Age 11 to 14
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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?

Guesswork

Age 14 to 16
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Ask a friend to choose a number between 1 and 63. By identifying which of the six cards contains the number they are thinking of it is easy to tell them what the number is.

Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'

Age 11 to 14
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Two circles of equal radius touch at P. One circle is fixed whilst the other moves, rolling without slipping, all the way round. How many times does the moving coin revolve before returning to P?

Rolling Around

Age 11 to 14
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A circle rolls around the outside edge of a square so that its circumference always touches the edge of the square. Can you describe the locus of the centre of the circle?

Proof Sorter - Quadratic Equation

Age 14 to 18
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This is an interactivity in which you have to sort the steps in the completion of the square into the correct order to prove the formula for the solutions of quadratic equations.

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.

Matching Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Age 7 to 14
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Can you match pairs of fractions, decimals and percentages, and beat your previous scores?

Estimating Angles

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

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.

Attractive Tablecloths

Age 14 to 16
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Charlie likes tablecloths that use as many colours as possible, but insists that his tablecloths have some symmetry. Can you work out how many colours he needs for different tablecloth designs?

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?

Phiddlywinks

Age 7 to 18
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Have a go at this version of John Conway's game. Do you have any good strategies for winning?

Latin Lilies

Age 7 to 14
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In this game you are challenged to gain more columns of lily pads than your opponent.

Drips

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

Red or Black Spinner

Age 3 to 16
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A simple spinner that is equally likely to land on Red or Black. Useful if tossing a coin, dropping it, and rummaging about on the floor have lost their appeal. Needs a modern browser; if IE then at. . . .

Spinners Environment

Age 5 to 18
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A tool for generating random integers.

Investigating the Dilution Series

Age 14 to 16
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Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?