Mathematics - Research News

National Flags

 Mathematics - Research News
 25 July 2022
This problem explores the shapes and symmetries in some national flags....

Baravelle

 Mathematics - Research News
 25 July 2022
What can you see? What do you notice? What questions can you ask?...

Overlapping Squares

 Mathematics - Research News
 18 July 2022
Have a good look at these images. Can you describe what is happening? There are plenty more images like this on NRICH's Exploring Squares CD....

Sticky Triangles

 Mathematics - Research News
 18 July 2022
Can you continue this pattern of triangles and begin to predict how many sticks are used for each new "layer"?...

Play to 37

 Mathematics - Research News
 18 July 2022
In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37....

Repeating Patterns

 Mathematics - Research News
 18 July 2022
Try continuing these patterns made from triangles. Can you create your own repeating pattern?...

Agile Algebra

 Mathematics - Research News
 17 July 2022
Observe symmetries and engage the power of substitution to solve complicated equations....

Always Two

 Mathematics - Research News
 17 July 2022
Find all the triples of numbers a, b, c such that each one of them plus the product of the other two is always 2....

Symmetricality

 Mathematics - Research News
 17 July 2022
Five equations and five unknowns. Is there an easy way to find the unknown values?...

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