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Place four pebbles on the sand in the form of a square. Keep adding as few pebbles as necessary to double the area. How many extra pebbles are added each time?

Bracelets

Investigate the different shaped bracelets you could make from 18 different spherical beads. How do they compare if you use 24 beads?

Sweets in a Box

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                    2                   3

For example:

5.31 > 5.21

How many different sentences can you make?
How will you know when you have found them all?