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# Nutty Mixture

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Might it help if you group the nuts?

Have you tried using counters or cubes to stand for nuts? Or perhaps you could draw a picture?

Have you tried using counters or cubes to stand for nuts? Or perhaps you could draw a picture?

Peter wanted to make two pies for a party. His mother had a recipe for him to use. However, she always made 80 pies at a time. Did Peter have enough ingredients to make two pumpkin pies?

Sam's grandmother has an old recipe for cherry buns. She has enough mixture to put 45 grams in each of 12 paper cake cases. What was the weight of one egg?

How can the school caretaker be sure that the tree would miss the school buildings if it fell?