Math Puzzles

Silly math test

Test your mathematics by answering the following questions (no peaking below): 1. Noah built it. 2. An expression that represents the loss of a parrot. 3. An appropriate title for Koll the knight. 4. A sunburned man. 5. What we do when it rains. 6. What you call someone who wrote for an Inn. 7. …

The Pardoner’s Puzzle

Are you ready for another brain teaser? You’re in for a treat. The gentle Pardoner […] produced the accompanying plan, and said that it represented sixty-four towns through which he had to pass during some of his pilgrimages, and the lines connecting them were roads. He explained that the puzzle was to start from the …

Maths Dingbats

This is one of my favourite maths dingbats (quite an easy one!) It’s one of over 50 maths dingbats on the website – some easy, some pretty tough. Source: http://ibmathsresources.com/mathsdingbats/

Addicting Puzzle – It’s not Sudoku, it’s STRIMKO! Very addicting…

Strimko is a brand new logic puzzle with numbers, just like Suduko. It is based on Latin squares described by Leonhard Euler in the 18th century. The rules are simple: each row and column of an n x n grid must contain the numbers 1, 2, …, n exactly once (just like in Sudoku ), …

Educational games – Planarity.net

We had a math camp at University and needed something educational for the elementary school kids. We chose the topic graph theory and decided to teach them about planar graphs. It turns out that http://www.planarity.net has this great flash game that you can play where you have to arrange the vertices such that no edges …

How to Solve a Rubik’s Cube Videos

Dan Brown takes us inside on how to solve the Rubik’s Cube: Part 1 Part 2

Petals Around the Rose – Dice Game

Play the game here:                                                         The number petals around the rose is:   Instructions: Press the “Roll dice!” button to start. Try and determine how many petals are around the rose. Press the “Display Answer!” button to see if you are right. Once you have figured it out, don’t spoil the fun for …

Checkmate! Tough Dice Game

The impossible (yet so simple) dice game. Play the game:                                                      The number of moves until checkmate is:   Instructions: Press the “Roll dice!” button to start. Try and determine how many moves there are until checkmate. Press the “Display Answer!” button to see if you are right. Once you have figured it out, don’t …

Cool Math Games

The net has a great amount of interactive cool maths games. Below are a few sites worth taking a look at. Most of the math games are fun for all ages and they are all absolutely free. 1. http://www.mathplayground.com/games.html 2. http://www.coolmath-games.com/ 3. http://resources.kaboose.com/games/math2.html 4. http://www.primarygames.com/math.htm 5. http://cemc2.math.uwaterloo.ca/mathfrog/

How to Make a Yoshimoto Cube

The following is a tutorial about how to make the Yoshimoto cube using paper (though it takes a very long time!). To make it you’ll need paper, scissors, some glue, and some adhesive tape. You can check out a non-paper version here. To make one yourself you can print out the following Yoshimoto sheet and …