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## 'Waiting for Blast Off' printed from http://nrich.maths.org/

### Why do this
problem?

### Key questions

How are you going to begin?

Which places can you NOT use now?

Can you find another arrangement?

How are you going to record the arrangement/s you've
made?

### Possible extension

Learners could be challenged to find all the possible
ways.

### Possible support

Children could use counters and draw the seats on squared
paper.