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# Weighted Numbers

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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Here is a balance. It has a hook on each end from which you can hang weights.

My weights are numbers - I have $1$s, $2$s, $3$s, $4$s, $5$s, $6$s, $7$s, $8$s, $9$s and $10$s.

If I put a $2$ on one side and two $1$s on the other side, it is balanced.
If I put a $3$ on one side, I would need three $1$s to make it balance. How else could I make it balance with just a $3$ on one side?

If I had a $3$ and a $4$ on one side and three $2$s on the other side, what do I need to add to make it balance and where?

I hang a $10$ on one side. How many different ways can you find of hanging numbers on the other side to make it balance?