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# Finding All Possibilities Lower Primary

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### Same Length Trains

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### Three Ball Line Up

### 6 Beads

### A City of Towers

### Ladybirds in the Garden

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These activities ask you to find all possible solutions. If you work in a systematic way, you will be sure not to leave any out!

Age 5 to 7

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Use these head, body and leg pieces to make Robot Monsters which are different heights.

Age 5 to 7

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Find all the numbers that can be made by adding the dots on two dice.

Age 5 to 7

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How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's and Katie's, using rods that are identical?

Age 5 to 7

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My coat has three buttons. How many ways can you find to do up all the buttons?

Age 5 to 7

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Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.

Age 5 to 7

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If you put three beads onto a tens/ones abacus you can make the numbers 3, 30, 12 or 21. What numbers can be made with six beads?

Age 5 to 7

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In this town, houses are built with one room for each person. There are some families of seven people living in the town. In how many different ways can they build their houses?

Age 5 to 7

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In Sam and Jill's garden there are two sorts of ladybirds with 7 spots or 4 spots. What numbers of total spots can you make?

Age 5 to 7

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How many different ways can you find to join three equilateral triangles together? Can you convince us that you have found them all?

Age 5 to 7

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How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?

Age 5 to 11

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How could you put these three beads into bags? How many different ways can you do it? How could you record what you've done?

Age 5 to 7

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Vincent and Tara are making triangles with the class construction set. They have a pile of strips of different lengths. How many different triangles can they make?

Six new homes are being built! They can be detached, semi-detached or terraced houses. How many different combinations of these can you find?

This challenge is to design different step arrangements, which must go along a distance of 6 on the steps and must end up at 6 high.

Suppose there is a train with 24 carriages which are going to be put together to make up some new trains. Can you find all the ways that this can be done?