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Mathematical Curiosities: Part 32

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 32

Whether you're moon-gazing or trying to dodge the rain you will have to keep your wits about you ...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 31

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 31

There's a panel-efficiency based conundrum to solve this week and a gigantic maths-based riddle t...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 30

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 30

If you thought the maths curiosities were tough enough already, you will be in for a shock this w...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 29

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 29

Surprise! There are more figures again in this week's mathematical curiosities, will they leave y...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 28

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 28

Whether it's swapping coins or stealing cars, it's money that's on the agenda in this week's Math...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 27

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 27

We have got some funny looking crosswords on the site as part of this week's mathemtical curiosit...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 26

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 26

If you are not careful there is certainly a chance that you could end up with your wires in a twi...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 25

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 25

Don't get your dates muddled up or you could end up in all manners of bother. Just keep your mind...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 24

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 24

It's a fresh new year and we have some fresh new challenges to get those cells sparked into life!...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 23

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 23

Don't get boxed into a corner trying to figure out these maths challenges! Keep your brain sharp ...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 22

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 22

You won't need an oar to figure this week's puzzles out but if you don't think logically you migh...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 21

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 21

Can you solve this week's challenge? Or will your answers crumble like a house of cards? Have a g...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 20

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 20

This week you will need a few coins to help you get your brain round one of these challenges!

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 19

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 19

This week you will need some string to tackle this rope-y maths mystery! See if these maths probl...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 18

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 18

Have you still got the scissors from last week? Looks like you are gonna need them again! Have a ...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 17

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 17

This week we are taking maths to a more 'crafty' level with an American theme. So, if you are fee...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 16

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 16

This week there is some Halloween trickery going on to try and spook your mind. Can you figure ou...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 15

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 15

This week is all about cats, whether in fancy dress or parading their designer tails, they are ou...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 14

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 14

Fancy yourself as a puzzle-beater? Maybe even a shape-builder? Or, are you looking for something ...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 13

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 13

If you are looking to quench your brain's appetite, this week's challenges are perfect for you C...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 12

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 12

This week's curiosities take us through the ages. Will you be able to solve the mathematical ridd...

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Mathematical Curiosities: Part 11

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 11

This week's challenge will have your mind going round in circles... and squares! Think you have w...

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Mathematical Curiosities: Part 10

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 10

This week there's a challenge that will get your brain more pickled than a jar of onions and if t...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 9

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 9

By moving exactly two matches, reduce the number of squares to four. All matches must be used, an...

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Mathematical Curiosities: Part 8

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 8

This week, we meet the Great Whodunni for a card trick and look at something very curious with a ...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 7

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 7

This week, we have some tricky puzzles for you to get your head around. They are a little bit min...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 6

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 6

This week, the curves of dragons and potential points in scrabble become features in this week's ...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 5

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 5

This week, whether it be fractions or jewellery I am sure one of the challenges below is sure to ...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 4

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 4

This week there is a bit of target practice and a little magic to get your mathematical minds aro...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 3

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 3

This week's mathematical curiosities reference the famous Sherlock Holmes, as well as taking a lo...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 2

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 2

A week has passed so it must be time for part 2! How did you guys get on with the Pig on a Rope? ...

Maths

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 1

Mathematical Curiosities: Part 1

Welcome to the first in a new series of curious maths challenges from Prof. Ian Stewart. Every we...

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