Lee was writing all the counting numbers from 1 to 20. She stopped for a rest after writing seventeen digits. What was the last number she wrote?
Five Steps to 50
Stage: 1 Challenge Level:
Begin by rolling the dice and establishing your starting number.
Then decide whether you need to make any jumps of 10 to get close to 50.
Then make any jumps of 1.
Remember than you can go forwards and backwards!
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