On the planet Vuv there are two sorts of creatures. The Zios have 3 legs and the Zepts have 7 legs. The great planetary explorer Nico counted 52 legs. How many Zios and how many Zepts were there?
Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:
How much chocolate is on the first table?
How many people would it have to be shared between?
So, how much chocolate would each person get if you went to the
How about on the second table? ... third table?
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