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Magic Potting Sheds

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

It may be useful to keep a record of your trials.

Try working backwards from the number of plants in the last garden (remembering that you must always have whole numbers of plants in the gardens and shed).

Can you have an odd number of plants in each garden? (Look at the last garden.)

Describing the different stages algebraically may be helpful.