Suppose there is a train with 24 carriages which are going to be put together to make up some new trains. Can you find all the ways that this can be done?
Stage: 1 Challenge Level:
What size jump are you going to try next?
Can all his jumps be the same size?
Can you find another way of doing it?
How will you know which ways you've tried?
Using a counter on a grid may help. This sheethas
twelve copies of the square patio.
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