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Two Number Lines

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

It might help to have some number lines to draw in the jumps. You could print off these pages of number lines.
If they both moved the same distance along or up their number line, can you think of a number of jumps they could have made? You could mark that on a graph of your own.
What about a different number of jumps? And a different number again?