Try this interactivity to familiarise yourself with the proof that the square root of 2 is irrational. Sort the steps of the proof into the correct order.
How can we solve equations like 13x + 29y = 42 or 2x +4y = 13 with the solutions x and y being integers? Read this article to find out.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
A java applet that takes you through the steps needed to solve a Diophantine equation of the form Px+Qy=1 using Euclid's algorithm.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
A tool for generating random integers.
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
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.
Some treasure has been hidden in a three-dimensional grid! Can you work out a strategy to find it as efficiently as possible?
Can you find a way to turn a rectangle into a square?
Place a red counter in the top left corner of a 4x4 array, which is covered by 14 other smaller counters, leaving a gap in the bottom right hand corner (HOME). What is the smallest number of moves. . . .
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?
A mathematically themed crossword.
Match the cards of the same value.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Play countdown with matrices
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.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Use this interactivity to sort out the steps of the proof of the formula for the sum of an arithmetic series. The 'thermometer' will tell you how you are doing
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.
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.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?
A right-angled isosceles triangle is rotated about the centre point of a square. What can you say about the area of the part of the square covered by the triangle as it rotates?
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
The shortest path between any two points on a snooker table is the straight line between them but what if the ball must bounce off one wall, or 2 walls, or 3 walls?
Three equilateral triangles ABC, AYX and XZB are drawn with the point X a moveable point on AB. The points P, Q and R are the centres of the three triangles. What can you say about triangle PQR?
P is a point on the circumference of a circle radius r which rolls, without slipping, inside a circle of radius 2r. What is the locus of P?
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
Triangle ABC has equilateral triangles drawn on its edges. Points P, Q and R are the centres of the equilateral triangles. What can you prove about the triangle PQR?
This is an interactive net of a Rubik's cube. Twists of the 3D cube become mixes of the squares on the 2D net. Have a play and see how many scrambles you can undo!
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?
Given the nets of 4 cubes with the faces coloured in 4 colours, build a tower so that on each vertical wall no colour is repeated, that is all 4 colours appear.
Find all the ways of placing the numbers 1 to 9 on a W shape, with 3 numbers on each leg, so that each set of 3 numbers has the same total.
There are 27 small cubes in a 3 x 3 x 3 cube, 54 faces being visible at any one time. Is it possible to reorganise these cubes so that by dipping the large cube into a pot of paint three times you. . . .