# Pattern Clues(1)

## A Colourful Maths Puzzle

Use the clues below to create our colourful pattern above. Click on the squares to change the colours. Use the scroll bar to see all of the clues.

When you think you have finished check through all of the clues one by one to make sure your pattern is correct.

Try a different pattern

Mr Taylor, Gartree High School, Leicester

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

"This really got my year 7s thinking!
A worksheet to accompany the interactive version would be ideal for when pupils do not have a computer each. I made one for myself and 4 to a page of A4 was about the right size."

Jeremy, Taiwan

Thursday, October 31, 2013

"Are there any answers?

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Ben Rickles, 8Y3

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

"I have found an answer. I liked solving this problem because I thought it was difficult but I was able to find an answer."

Ross Mccartney, 8y3

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

"I am in Year 8 and I completed it in about 15 minutes and I loved doing it. I am now trying to work out how to do another pattern."

Reece,

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

"It was really complicated but I got it I completed it in 30 minutes."

Jack Rourke,

Monday, February 2, 2015

"It was very hard but make sure you keep looking at the clues."

Miss Shaws Class, 7.2

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

"Year 7 at Canon Lee solved this problem and enjoyed working on it."

Sophie Year 8, Tomlinscote School Yr8

Friday, November 25, 2016

"My class solved it in just under 5 minutes. It was a nice challenge."

Jeff Nike, Australia

Monday, July 3, 2017

"It was very hard to do and was challenging."

Pak Yuen, Twitter

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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