# The Maths Blog

## Wednesday, 17 April 2013

## Wednesday, 13 February 2013

### Multiplication Squares

In the

7 | 5 | 35 |

3 | 4 | 12 |

21 | 20 |

15 | |||

108 | |||

224 | |||

144 | 8 | 315 |

Can you work out the arrangement of the digits in the square so that the given products are correct?

### Egyptian Rope

The ancient Egyptians were said to make right-angled triangles using a rope which was knotted to make

If you have a rope knotted like this, what other triangles can you make? (You must have a knot at each corner.)What regular shapes can you make - that is, shapes with equal sides and equal angles?

### Super Shapes

Each of the following shapes has a value:

Can you discover its value in each problem, if the value of the shapes are being added together?

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## Friday, 1 February 2013

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