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Work out these percentages in your head. See how quickly you can solve the sums.
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No. 1
Practise your twelve times table against the clock.
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No. 2
Practise doing sums using multiples of 25, 50 and 75.
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No. 3
Multiply two numbers together. See how quickly you can solve the sums.
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No. 4
Divide one number by another number. See how quickly you can solve the sums.
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No. 5
Add one number to another number. See how quickly you can solve the sums.
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No. 6
Take one number from another number. See how quickly you can solve the sums.
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No. 7
An arithmetical puzzle combining addition, subtraction, division, multiplication and fractions.
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No. 8
Add, multiply, divide and subtract six numbers to reach a set target.
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No. 9
Polywords (178)
Make as many words as you can from the letters of a nine-letter word.
Latest: Grebe
Added on Monday November 20th, 2017
Doublets (34)
Turn one word into another, changing just one letter each time.
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Quickwords (46)
A mini-crossword of everyday vocabulary and general knowledge.
Triplets (23)
Find one common letter that will turn three words into three new ones.
Latest: Triplet No. 23
Guess these words letter by letter – before the cats are gone!
See how ingenious you can be in combining three randomly chosen words in one sentence.
Compose sentences showing the difference in meaning, grammar or usage between these words.
Practise your basic arithmetic, from multiplation tables to percentages.
Latest: Target Number
Take command of English grammar and composition with these traditional exercises.
Latest: Letters Game
A word search game with a dash of strategy.
Today in History
1120 The Disaster of the White Ship
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By Jane Austen
(1775-1817)
Marianne Dashwood sprains an ankle, but help is at hand.
By Saint Bede of Jarrow
(672-735)
St Bede says that Christ’s Transfiguration should remind us that we live in two worlds at the same time.
The simple melody of the United Kingdom’s national anthem has stirred the souls of some great composers.
Elizabethan adventurer Sir Francis Drake combined sailing round the world with really annoying the King of Spain.
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Elfric of Eynsham
Elfric imagines how the Virgin Mary went to her eternal home.

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Polyword ‘Batter’
Make as many words as you can with the letters below. All your words must be at least four letters long, and must also include the highlighted letter. What’s the nine-letter word?

SEE how many words you can make using the letters below. All your words must be at least 4 letters long, and must include the letter (change).

We found commonly used words, plus one 9-letter word. Can you do better?

Use each letter only once. But if there are e.g. two As, you can used them both.

Don’t count proper nouns such as April, Zeus, or Newcastle (pretty much anything that has to be spelled with a capital letter at the start), or acronyms like HMRC.

Don’t just add -S for plurals or third person singular verbs, e.g. CAT → CATS or SPEAK → SPEAKS.

More Word Games
A word search game with a dash of strategy.
Guess these words letter by letter – before the cats are gone!
Do you know ‘a town like Bath’ (3 letters), and ‘deteriorate’ (6 letters)?
Change HIDE into AWAY, one letter at a time.
Find the magic letter that can change three words into three different ones.