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In Sam and Jill's garden there are two types of ladybirds. There are red Seven-Spot ladybirds with 7 black spots and black Four-Spot ladybirds with 4 red spots.
Sam and Jill looked at a leaf with three ladybirds on it.
"One Seven-Spot ladybird," said Sam, "and two Four-Spot ones."
"That's 15 spots altogether!" said Jill.
"I wonder if we could find ladybirds whose spots add to other numbers. I know how to do 16."
"And 14 is easy too," added Sam.
How would you make 16 and 14 spots with the Seven-Spot and Four-Spot ladybirds?
What other numbers can you make with adding 4s and 7s?
Can you get lots of numbers from 4 to 35?
Are there some numbers you can't get?
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?
Find all the numbers that can be made by adding the dots on two dice.
Andrew decorated 20 biscuits to take to a party. He lined them up and put icing on every second biscuit and different decorations on other biscuits. How many biscuits weren't decorated?