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Maze 100

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

Two pupils from Weobley Primary School, Herefordshire wrote to us:

We had to work our way through the maze adding numbers as we went. The objective was to add the numbers on our route to total $100$ at the end of our journey. Lots of children were very close but only Ollie solved this puzzle.

Here is the picture they sent us of Ollie's solution:





Well done, Ollie!
Children at Wainwright Primary Academy also tackled this problem and lots of the class managed to find a solution.  But Kyle and Tyler managed to find a solution after only three attempts and it is different to the one above:




Thank you to both of them too.