How many different shaped boxes can you design for 36 sweets in one layer? Can you arrange the sweets so that no sweets of the same colour are next to each other in any direction?
Round the Dice Decimals 2
Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:
Begin by rolling the dice and making the different decimal numbers. Then round each of them to the nearest whole number. Remember that sometimes you round up and sometimes you round down.
You could record your results in a table like this one:
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