You may also like

problem icon

6 Beads

If you put three beads onto a tens/ones abacus you could make the numbers 3, 30, 12 or 21. What numbers can be made with six beads?

problem icon

Biscuit Decorations

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?

problem icon

Writing Digits

Lee was writing all the counting numbers from 1 to 20. She stopped for a rest after writing seventeen digits. What was the last number she wrote?

Robot Monsters

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

You are going to make three Robot Monsters. They are all $5$ cm wide.

Here are their heads which all have blue backgrounds:

first head

second head

third head

Here are their bodies which all have yellow backgrounds:

first body

second body

third body

Here are their legs which all have green backgrounds:

first legs

second legs

third legs

What is the tallest Robot Monster that you can make using one head, one body and one set of legs?

What is the shortest one you can make using one head, one body and one set of legs?

How tall would the Robot Monster be that was made from the three bits left over after you had made the tallest and the shortest?

How many Robot Monsters which are all different heights can you make with the nine pieces (all with one head, one body and one set of legs)?


Printable NRICH Roadshow resource.