How can you put five cereal packets together to make different
shapes if you must put them face-to-face?
Those Tea Cups
Stage: 2 Challenge Level:
Have you checked that all your cup and saucer combinations are
What could you try on the diagonals?
Is there any pattern to the way you have arranged the cups and
saucers so far? Could you continue the pattern?
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.