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# Balancing

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Seesaw Shenanigans

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Number Balance

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Are You Well Balanced?

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Sweetie Box

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Interactive Balance

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True or False?

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Explore our interactive balances in all their different forms in this feature - a seesaw in the woods; a number balance with hooks for identical weights; a number balance with a tray on each side and a hanging mobile.

We hope that these activities deepen your understanding of what it means when we say that two amounts are equal.

Age 3 to 7

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A group of animals has made a seesaw in the woods. How can you make the seesaw balance?

Age 5 to 7

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Can you hang weights in the right place to make the the number balance balanced?

Age 5 to 7

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Can you work out how to make each side of this balance equally balanced? You can put more than one weight on a hook.

Age 5 to 11

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Max and Bryony both have a box of sweets. What do you know about the number of sweets they each have?

Age 5 to 11

Challenge Level

In this simulation of a balance, you can drag numbers and parts of number sentences on to the trays. Have a play!

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

Without doing lots of calculations, can you decide which of these number sentences are true? How do you know?