Play countdown with matrices
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?
Can you find a way to turn a rectangle into a square?
Play a more cerebral countdown using complex numbers.
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?
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
A tool for generating random integers.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
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?
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.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on graphical interpretation at Key Stage 4.
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?
Practise your skills of proportional reasoning with this interactive haemocytometer.
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?
An environment that simulates a protractor carrying a right- angled triangle of unit hypotenuse.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Some treasure has been hidden in a three-dimensional grid! Can you work out a strategy to find it as efficiently as possible?
Show that for any triangle it is always possible to construct 3 touching circles with centres at the vertices. Is it possible to construct touching circles centred at the vertices of any polygon?
Can you locate these values on this interactive logarithmic scale?
A mathematically themed crossword.
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.
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?
Which dilutions can you make using only 10ml pipettes?
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Match the cards of the same value.
Make and prove a conjecture about the cyclic quadrilateral inscribed in a circle of radius r that has the maximum perimeter and the maximum area.
It is possible to identify a particular card out of a pack of 15 with the use of some mathematical reasoning. What is this reasoning and can it be applied to other numbers of cards?
How good are you at finding the formula for a number pattern ?
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?
Can you fill in the mixed up numbers in this dilution calculation?
Can you work through these direct proofs, using our interactive proof sorters?
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. . . .
Mathmo is a revision tool for post-16 mathematics. It's great installed as a smartphone app, but it works well in pads and desktops and notebooks too. Give yourself a mathematical workout!
Use this animation to experiment with lotteries. Choose how many balls to match, how many are in the carousel, and how many draws to make at once.
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. . . .
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.
The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?