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This challenge is to design different step arrangements, which must go along a distance of 6 on the steps and must end up at 6 high.

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Let's Investigate Triangles

Vincent and Tara are making triangles with the class construction set. They have a pile of strips of different lengths. How many different triangles can they make?

Teddy Bear Line-up

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Lachlan was playing with his bear counters.

He had four blue, then four red followed by four yellow and finally four green bears.

"What are you doing now?" Jenni asked.

"I want to arrange them so that no two bears of the same colour are next to each other", he said.

"That's easy!" cried Jenni.

"Ah, but you have to do it in the least number of moves possible", replied Lachlan.


What's the least number of moves you can take to rearrange the bears?

Printable NRICH Roadshow resource.