There are to be 6 homes built on a new development site. They could
be semi-detached, detached or terraced houses. How many different
combinations of these can you find?
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.
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?
Jack, Alice, Phoebe, Eva and Holly from
Georgeham C of E School explained their findings:
So, I think that makes eight ways in total.
I love the way you have done this in a careful order.
As Chelsea from Templars Primary said:
Laura sent in her solution as pictures copied
from the interactivity, which is very helpful - thank you,
Here is her solution to the first challenge
which we can compare with the solution from Georgeham:
Laura's pictures are in a slightly different
order to the children from Georgeham's. I wonder which you
think is more systematic?
Here Laura shows the thirteen different ways
to make the green rod using reds and whites:
Would you have done them in the same
order? Why or why not?