Before using this application save your class list on the Random Student Generator page.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to an odd number.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to an odd number.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to 0.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to a square number.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to a prime number.

Find a partner so that your numbers add up to a triangular number.

Find two other people so that your numbers add up to a square number.

Find two other people so that your numbers add up to a prime number.

Find two other people so that your numbers add up to a triangular number.

Edit and save the class list on the main Student Random Generator page.

This version of our Random Student Arranger is designed to remember one class only. It you would like to use this random name selecting application with multiple classes sign up for our Class Admin system.

You can also take advantage of the following features:

Comment recorded on the 23 September 'Starter of the Day' page by Judy, Chatsmore CHS:

"This triangle starter is excellent. I have used it with all of my ks3 and ks4 classes and they are all totally focused when counting the triangles."

Comment recorded on the 1 February 'Starter of the Day' page by M Chant, Chase Lane School Harwich:

"My year five children look forward to their daily challenge and enjoy the problems as much as I do. A great resource - thanks a million."

Comment recorded on the 9 April 'Starter of the Day' page by Jan, South Canterbury:

"Thank you for sharing such a great resource. I was about to try and get together a bank of starters but time is always required elsewhere, so thank you."

Comment recorded on the 1 August 'Starter of the Day' page by Peter Wright, St Joseph's College:

"Love using the Starter of the Day activities to get the students into Maths mode at the beginning of a lesson. Lots of interesting discussions and questions have arisen out of the activities.

Thanks for such a great resource!"

Teachers' notes for this facility and answers for Transum puzzles, exercises and activities are available here when you are signed in to your Transum subscription account. If you do not yet have an account and you are a teacher, tutor or parent you can apply for one by completing the form on the Sign Up page.

A Transum subscription also gives you access to the 'Class Admin' student management system, downloadable worksheets, many more teaching resources and opens up ad-free access to the Transum website for you and your pupils.

Do you have any comments? It is always useful to receive feedback and helps make this free resource even more useful for those learning Mathematics anywhere in the world. Click here to enter your comments.