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Suppose we allow ourselves to use three numbers less than 10 and multiply them together. How many different products can you find? How do you know you've got them all?


Investigate the different shaped bracelets you could make from 18 different spherical beads. How do they compare if you use 24 beads?

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Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A good look should give you at least two different patterns for the sums of the pairs of numbers.

In what multiplication tables are the numbers you get from adding the $3$ strips and the $5$ strips?