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I'm Eight

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Making Trains

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Laura made a train with the Cuisenaire rods.
Her train was made from three rods which were all different colours.
It was the same length as three pink rods:

Laura's train looked like this:

Can you make a different train, the same length as Laura's, with three rods which are all different colours?

Can you make one the same length using no colours that Laura used?

Rob made a train that was the same length as Laura's using four differently coloured rods.
How did he do it?

Charlene made a train which was as short as it could be using four differently coloured rods. Can you find a rod that is the same length as Charlene's train?

Ben made a train using four differently coloured rods the same length as two black rods and a light green one:

He made it without using a white rod. How did he do it?

You may like to use this interactivity to try out your ideas. Click on 'Rods' to choose your rods:

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