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Level 6 Problems

The problems have been grouped below by strand. Hover over each title to read the problem. 

Choose a problem that involves your students in applying current learning.
Remember that the context of most problems can be adapted to suit your students and your current class inquiry.
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Number and
Algebra (Equations
and Expressions)

Pigs, goats and sheep
Square milk bottle crates
Rectangular milk bottle crates
Pizza toppings 2
The lady's age
Diophantus I
Diophantus II
What is s?
What is t?
What are s and t?
Peter’s third string
Karen's second tiles
Polygonal strings
The old chicken run problem
Triangular number links

Number and Algebra (Patterns and Relationships)

Adding ten tiles II
All the ones
How many numbers
Nine tiles
Ten tiles II
Ten tiles III
Weighing time
Difference magic squares


Hinea's other watch
Hinea's watch's hands
Julie's wheels



Logic and Reasoning

No more in a line
No three in a line game