Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:
What do you know about the faces of the cube?
How will you remember what you have done so far?
How will you try to find a route that works?
How do you know you have found all the possible routes?
How will you check that your route/s definitely work/s?
Don't forget that each face of the cube is different.
The NRICH Project aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners. To support this aim, members of the
NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to
embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. More information on many of our other activities
can be found here.