## 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/

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# Math Puzzles

## Maths Dingbats

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

## Educational games – Planarity.net

## How to Solve a Rubik’s Cube Videos

## Petals Around the Rose – Dice Game

## Checkmate! Tough Dice Game

## Cool Math Games

## How to Make a Yoshimoto Cube

## The 5 Pirates Puzzle

## Prime number trick (with solution)

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/

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 ), …

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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 …

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

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 …

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 …

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/

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 …

Five pirates (of different ages) have a treasure of 100 gold coins. On the ship, they decide to split the coins using the following scheme: The oldest pirate proposes how to share the coins, and all pirates remaining will vote for or against it. If 50% or more of the pirates vote for it, then …

Using prime numbers, you can amaze your friends with a prime prediction… 1. Ask your friends to pick any prime number greater than 3. 2. Square it. 3. Add 14. 4. Divide by 12. Without knowing which prime number your friends picked, you can still tell them: There will be a remainder of 3. …