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This web site contains over a thousand free mathematical activities for teachers and pupils. Click here to go to the main page which links to all of the resources available.

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Comment recorded on the 26 March 'Starter of the Day' page by Julie Reakes, The English College, Dubai:

"It's great to have a starter that's timed and focuses the attention of everyone fully. I told them in advance I would do 10 then record their percentages."

Comment recorded on the 2 May 'Starter of the Day' page by Angela Lowry, :

"I think these are great! So useful and handy, the children love them.
Could we have some on angles too please?"

Featured Activity

Tran Tunnels

Tran Tunnels

Answer the questions as you find your way through the tunnels. Collect coins on the way. There's a musical theme to this adventure game and you won't be able to complete it unless you solve all of the clues.

Numeracy

"Numeracy is a proficiency which is developed mainly in Mathematics but also in other subjects. It is more than an ability to do basic arithmetic. It involves developing confidence and competence with numbers and measures. It requires understanding of the number system, a repertoire of mathematical techniques, and an inclination and ability to solve quantitative or spatial problems in a range of contexts. Numeracy also demands understanding of the ways in which data are gathered by counting and measuring, and presented in graphs, diagrams, charts and tables."

Secondary National Strategy, Mathematics at key stage 3

Go Maths

Learning and understanding Mathematics, at every level, requires learner engagement. Mathematics is not a spectator sport. Sometimes traditional teaching fails to actively involve students. One way to address the problem is through the use of interactive activities and this web site provides many of those. The Go Maths main page links to more activities designed for students in upper Secondary/High school.

Teachers

If you found this activity useful don't forget to record it in your scheme of work or learning management system. The short URL, ready to be copied and pasted, is as follows:

"Arrange the cards to make five two digit numbers to make a total of 270"

Mr Kemp's Mathemagicians, Monkseaton High School
Tuesday, July 10, 2007

 

"Find 5 even 2-digit multiples of 9."

Lucy Green, Broadfields
Wednesday, July 11, 2007

 

"Find 5 2 digit numbers divisible by 9 ie

18/81
27/72
36/63
45/54
90"

Miss Reeve, Swansea
Monday, December 03, 2007

 

"2D1 challenge you to arrange the cards on the white rectangles to create 5 two digit numbers which have the smallest possible median."

Mrs Simpson and 2D1, Torry Academy, Aberdeen
Wednesday, December 05, 2007

 

"Arrange the 2 digit numbers in the rectangles so that the sum of the 5 numbers is 270"

Zachary Taylor, George Abbot School
Wednesday, December 05, 2007

 

"5 two digit numbers which have a mean of 72 and median of 72"

Hasland Hall 8X2 (CW), Hasland Hall Community School
Tuesday, December 18, 2007

 

"We challenge you to make the mean of 36 by using 5 two digit numbers"

Christopher, Clacton-on-Sea
Monday, February 25, 2008

 

"Multiples of nine"

Johndr De Kock, Qld
Wednesday, April 16, 2008

 

"Arrange the cards to make five two digit numbers to have a total of 297"

Matt, Australia
Thursday, April 17, 2008

 

"Arrange the cards on the white rectangles to create five 2 digit numbers that has total of 282."

Aby, London
Wednesday, November 26, 2008

 

"To include 3 square numbers and all five numbers to have a median of 40, a range of 72 and a mean of 214.2"

BISNY Year 7, New York
Monday, December 01, 2008

 

"Work this out!! You have to use four square numbers and the fifth number has to be even. They have to add up to 261. Good Luck!!!"

7 X- FACTOR... , Seaford College
Tuesday, December 02, 2008

 

"Arrange the numbers into 5 two digit numbers with an average of 54."

James, The Atkinson School
Tuesday, December 02, 2008

 

"Find five 2 digit numbers that are all a multiple of 6 and have a range of 72"

Abbie Vickers, Notley High School
Tuesday, December 02, 2008

 

"Arrange to make 5 two-digit cards that are all multiples of 9 with a range of 72."

Dennis Gardener, New College Telford
Tuesday, December 02, 2008

 

"Make five 2 digit numbers that have a mean of 30."

Nicky, England
Wednesday, December 03, 2008

 

"What 5, 2 digit even numbers, when multiplied together, equal 205,747,200"

Year 9 set 1 Maths, Retford Oaks High School
Friday, December 05, 2008

 

"Find five 2 digit numbers which are multiples of 9."

Year 11 CLI Maths group, Broadwater School
Friday, December 05, 2008

 

"Arrange the cards to give four even numbers which have a mean that is two bigger than their median."

R. Smith, Dylan Thomas School
Friday, February 13, 2009

 

"Make 2 digit numbers that are all multiples of 6."

Onene, Leeds
Sunday, November 29, 2009

 

"Get the highest possible total, and then the lowest possible total. and what do you notice about these totals?"

9 Set 4, Dyson Perrins Sports College
Tuesday, December 01, 2009

 

"Make 216 with even numbers,."

9 Set 4, Dyson Perrins C Of E Sports College
Tuesday, December 01, 2009

 

"Pick 5 two digit numbers that multiply together to make 128701440."

7LIN, Farlingaye High School
Wednesday, December 02, 2009

 

"Create 5 2 digit numbers which are all multiples of NINE."

John Rogers And Joel McEvoy-Swift, St James CEVA Middle School
Friday, December 04, 2009

 

"Form five 2-digit numbers that have a range of 57 and a sum of 198."

Minjoo, REGO
Monday, December 14, 2009

 

"Make five two diget numbers with the median being 63."

Zofija, Vermont
Tuesday, November 30, 2010

 

"Find five 2 digit numbers that multiply together to make 45273200."

Year 7 Set 2, Liverpool College
Thursday, December 02, 2010

 

"Five 3 digit numbers that are all multiples of 6."

Hugo Glover, Filey School North Yorkshire England
Friday, December 02, 2011

 

"Five two digit numbers that are even multiples of three with the smallest range."

Mr. Rexhausen, Thurgood Marshall
Friday, January 27, 2012

 

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Maple Class, Twitter
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

 

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