### Baked Bean Cans

Is there a best way to stack cans? What do different supermarkets do? How high can you safely stack the cans?

### Consecutive Numbers

An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.

### Tea Cups

Place the 16 different combinations of cup/saucer in this 4 by 4 arrangement so that no row or column contains more than one cup or saucer of the same colour.

# It's a Fence!

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Here is a man among the trees looking at where to put a fence. It's a circular fence.

These diagrams show where the fence may go when the trees are planted in squares:

These diagrams show where the fence may go when the trees are planted in triangles:

So, let's start by looking at different examples of these circles and see what things we notice. Then we could decide what we could try out and explore!

This problem could be worked on in a group of about four. For more details about how you might go about doing this, please read the Teachers' Notes.