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Getting the Balance

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3
Where are you going to hang the weights on the left-hand side?
What will you need to hang on the right-hand side?
Can you find another weight to balance them with the same weights on the left?
How will you know you have found all the possibilities?
How are you recording what you've done?
Try out your ideas using the interactive balance, or your school might have a real balance - ask your teacher.