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Wag Worms

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

Many people produced good results and it was interesting to see the different ways the problem was interpreted.

Did you decide that you can add another cube onto one that you have already added to or not? So, in the following, can the latest blue cube go in the places pictured in the 2nd and 3rd diagrams?

No 2

S Cowper, a teacher, sent in the following:
My year 6 class from Laygate Community school have spent all morning trying figure out the solution to 'Wag Worms'

Here are the pictures showing their work:



Thank you these pictures showing your excellent work and thinking of doing a check for duplicates.