Place this "worm" on the 100 square and find the total of the four
squares it covers. Keeping its head in the same place, what other
totals can you make?
There are six numbers written in five different scripts. Can you
sort out which is which?
Put operations signs between the numbers 3 4 5 6 to make the highest possible number and lowest possible number.
Thank you for all your solutions to this
problem. Many of you sent in a way of completing the challenge -
unfortunately there are too many to name you all. Lu-Lu, James and
Sam from St Nicolas C of E Junior School, Newbury commented:
What a sensible way to start the problem
- well done to you three! Many pupils from Eastwood Primary School
sent us solutions. Rajal explained:
This is another good way to approach the
problem - using a bit of trial and improvement. Here is Rajal's
Luke and Daniel from Whingate Primary in Leeds
sent a slightly different solution:
As Lu-Lu, James and Sam say, there are
many different ways to complete this problem - perhaps you have
found one which is not the same as these two - but thank you to
those of you who gave help with good ways of going about it. That's
what NRICH is looking for!