There are to be 6 homes built on a new development site. They could
be semi-detached, detached or terraced houses. How many different
combinations of these can you find?
Start with four numbers at the corners of a square and put the
total of two corners in the middle of that side. Keep going... Can
you estimate what the size of the last four numbers will be?
Find a great variety of ways of asking questions which make 8.
Lots of solutions were sent in for these!
Well done to Syed from
Foxford School and Community
College, Jason from Priory
School, Christina from London, William and Luke from Radwinter
Primary and Samantha from Nanyang
Primary, Singapore. Well done also to Katy.
Anuradha and Yogun from Bancrofts Prep, Woodford Green said:
We worked it out by adding the possible numbers until we got
It is a bit like Quinze, a game we have played at school.
Anuradha noticed that:
Also, the numbers going down the column in the 1 st
square, read left to right in the second square.