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?
Greater Than or Less Than?
Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level
Use the symbols and numbers below to make the above number sentence correct.
< > 1 1
5.31 > 5.21
How many different sentences can you make?
How will you know when you have found them all?
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