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Investigate how this pattern of squares continues. You could measure lengths, areas and angles.

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Watch the Clock

During the third hour after midnight the hands on a clock point in the same direction (so one hand is over the top of the other). At what time, to the nearest second, does this happen?

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Walk and Ride

How far have these students walked by the time the teacher's car reaches them after their bus broke down?

The Hare and the Tortoise

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

There are several approaches to this problem. Finding out how many kilometres an hour the tortoise travelled at is a very good starting point for comparing the speeds and time taken to cover the course by the two animals.

(The speed is the number of kilometres in an hour that is travelled.)