Freddie Frog visits as many of the leaves as he can on the way to
see Sammy Snail but only visits each lily leaf once. Which is the
best way for him to go?
Write down what you can see at the coordinates of the treasure
island map. The words can be used in a special way to find the
buried treasure. Can you work out where it is?
Investigate the positions of points which have particular x and y
coordinates. What do you notice?
Many of you have attempted to solve the
problem for levels 1 and 2. The same method can be applied to both
levels and the robber can always be located in 3 guesses. We
received very detailed answers from Eleanor (Radstock Primary) and
Liam (Thomas Deacon Academy). Although Eleanor didn't get the exact
right answer, she had the right ideas about how to approach the
problem. Here is her example for level 1:
However, she could have saved 1 guess by
starting at other points. Mike and Andy from Old Earth School got
closer to the right answers by choosing their starting point at the
bottom left-hand corner:
Elijah, working at home, sent in the following
Elijah and his mum sent this photo of
Well done - you obviously worked hard on this