We can arrange dots in a similar way to the 5 on a dice and they
usually sit quite well into a rectangular shape. How many
altogether in this 3 by 5? What happens for other sizes?
Journeying in Numberland
Stage: 2 Challenge Level:
Using a pencil and paper to keep a running total of your score as
you move along the path might help.
How will you make sure you remember the paths you've tried?
How will you remember the score each time?
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