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Age 14 to 18
Challenge Level
Try creating some walks from combinations of $b_1$ and $b_2$. Do you notice anything about the destinations you reach? Can you explain what you find?

What is the simplest horizontal step you can make by combining $b_1$ and $b_2$ steps? What about vertically?

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