What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping
The Vegetable Garden
Stage: 1 Challenge Level:
Have you tried out your ideas using the interactivity?
Or you could use some counters or cubes to stand for the garlic
cloves and arrange them in rows.
If Ben had only planted one clove in each row, how many cloves
would he have had?
What other numbers of cloves could he have planted in each
row? So how many cloves would he have had altogether
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