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Can you dissect an equilateral triangle into 6 smaller ones? What number of smaller equilateral triangles is it NOT possible to dissect a larger equilateral triangle into?

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On the planet Vuv there are two sorts of creatures. The Zios have 3 legs and the Zepts have 7 legs. The great planetary explorer Nico counted 52 legs. How many Zios and how many Zepts were there?

What Distance?

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:
Here are the distances (as the crow flies) in km from London to various cities in the world:

Abu Dhabi 5480           Barcelona 1139               Cape Town 9680
   
Delhi 6718                   Edmonton 6805                Florence 1209          
  
Gothenburg 1039         Houston 7812                   Istanbul 2501
   
Jerusalem 3611             Karachi 6314                  Lauceston 17425
  


Challenge 1

If someone took you the first 1000km how much further would you have to go for each of the twelve journeys?  
Rather than actually performing each calculation, could you say which you think will be the most difficult and which will be the easiest, and why?

Now create some similar questions of your own.

Challenge 2

If you started at Copenhagen then went to London, which is about 1000 km away each time for all of the journeys shown above, how far would you have travelled in each case?