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Rocco's Race

Stage: 2 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Why do this problem?

This short problem involves number operations, logical thinking and trial and improvement.

Key questions

Why don't you choose a number of runner and try it?
Does this number fit all the information or will you have to try a different number?
Have your tried sketching or jotting down your ideas?

Possible support

Having counters to represent the runners in the race will help children access the problem.