Here is a nice problem tweeted by the Republic of Mathematics:
Free of the constraints of Twitter’s 140 character limit, let’s explain this problem in a little more detail. Continue reading
The solution to the Gridlock puzzle is now available:
The next puzzle will be the really hard one that I have been promising for ages. The Mad Hatter is back, and this time he’s wearing a stetson…
A quick puzzle to keep things ticking over until the imminent return of the Mad Hatter. Suitable for A-level students and top-end GCSE, or even KS3. Has been known to stump maths teachers too:
A deceptively simple puzzle. Fill in the grid.
Maths knowledge required: Very basic – calculating means.
The solution will be available next week.
IMAGE: IDS.photos – Creative Commons
The giant crab that I have chosen to illustrate this post is not relevant to the puzzle, but bonus points go to anyone who knows why I have picked it and can provide an appropriate response… Continue reading