MWS Daily Challenge

Our Maths Week Scotland daily challenges were back for 2023! Each morning during Maths Week Scotland, a new puzzle set by the Scottish Mathematical Council was shared on BBC Bitesize.

Below we've shared a preview of the challenges from each day. You can find all the challenge details and videos at BBC Bitesize. Suitable for upper primary/ early secondary.

Challenge 1: Books and Magazines

Challenge 1 is all about sharing out boxes of magazines and books.

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Challenge 2: Farmer's Weight

Challenge 2 is all about figuring out the weight of a farmer, his egg and his turkey.

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Challenge 3: Dice

Challenge 3 is all about folding up nets to try and form cubes and dice.

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Challenge 4: Shopping Spree

Challenge 4 is all about finding a mystery value from some given information.

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Challenge 5: Triangles

Challenge 5 is all about trying to carefully count every triangle in a diagram full of them.

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Challenge 6: Sequences

Challenge 6 is all about ordered number patterns.

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Challenge 7: Traffic Calming

Challenge 7 is all about calculating the speed of a journey.

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For the really keen among you, here are some more past challenges from previous years.

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