Mathematics - Research News

Olympic Rings

 Mathematics - Research News
 19 July 2024
This problem is intended to get children to look really hard at something they will see many times in the next few months....

5 on the Clock

 Mathematics - Research News
 17 July 2024
On a digital clock showing 24 hour time, over a whole day, how many times does a 5 appear? Is it the same number for a 12 hour clock over a whole day?...

Got It

 Mathematics - Research News
 17 July 2024
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....

Doubling Fives

 Mathematics - Research News
 17 July 2024
This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five....

Two and Two

 Mathematics - Research News
 17 July 2024
How many solutions can you find to this sum? Each of the different letters stands for a different number....

Button-up Some More

 Mathematics - Research News
 17 July 2024
How many ways can you find to do up all four buttons on my coat? How about if I had five buttons? Six ...?...

Wipeout

 Mathematics - Research News
 16 July 2024
Can you do a little mathematical detective work to figure out which number has been wiped out?...

Have You Got It?

 Mathematics - Research News
 11 July 2024
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?...

Interactive Spinners

 Mathematics - Research News
 27 June 2024
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events....

Tangram Tangle

 Mathematics - Research News
 27 June 2024
If you split the square into these two pieces, it is possible to fit the pieces together again to make a new shape. How many new shapes can you make?...

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