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Chocolate

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Zios and Zepts

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?

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Fractions in a Box

The discs for this game are kept in a flat square box with a square hole for each disc. Use the information to find out how many discs of each colour there are in the box.

Shape Times Shape

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Where could you start?
What can you tell from the first multiplication with three purple squares and a yellow semi-circle?
Perhaps you can use what you now know to help you with another sum?
How will you remember what you have tried and what you have found out? You could use this sheet to keep a note of what you think the shapes stand for.