Mathematician Pairs

The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game requiring the ability to recognise some of the great mathematicians.

Click on the cards to find matching pairs.


This is a game for one or many players. Click on a card to see what it contains. Click on a second card and if the two cards make a pair you win them.

In the two (or more) player version a free turn is awarded to the player who finds a pair. The winner is the player who finds the most pairs.

The option to claim a trophy is available when all of the pairs have been found. The objective is to have the fewest number of ‘clicks’ recorded on your trophy.


All of the pairs have been found. . Can you do it using fewer clicks?

Here are some other Pairs games for you to enjoy

Algebra Pairs

Circle Pairs

Circle Theorem Pairs

Clock Times Pairs

Equivalent Fraction Pairs

Fill Graph Pairs

Formulae Pairs

Formulae to Remember

Fraction Decimal Pairs

Fraction Percentage Pairs

Hard Times

Imperial Units Pairs

Indices Pairs

Math vs Maths Pairs

Metric Units Pairs

Pairs 240

Pairs Eleven

Pairs Twenty One

Rotational Symmetry Pairs

Venn Diagram Pairs

Sharon Fajou, Twitter

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

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Mathematician Pairs

Which Mathematician Pairs activity would you like to begin with? There are five to choose from.

Click a blue button to begin.

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Description of Levels



Level 1 -

Level 2 - Great Mathematicians

Level 3 -

Too Fast!

You can only click on two cards at a time. Please wait before looking for another pair.