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Week beginning 13/07/2020

Y5 Sum2 Wk7 Maths1

  • There are two families of frogs – red and blue
  • Each family contains 3 frogs.
  • The red frogs live on the left of the pond, the blue frogs on the right.
  • One day they decide to swap places!
  • There are 7 lily pads which the frogs must use to cross the pond.
  • Frogs can only jump to empty lily pads.
  • Frogs can only jump over ONE other frog at a time.
  • Frogs don’t know how to jump backwards!

 

Use this link to look at how families of two frogs managed to swap places with five lily pads.

https://nrich.maths.org/1246 

Play the game to find the least number of moves for families of 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, etc frogs.
Is there a pattern?
Can you find a rule?

Y5 Sum2 Wk7 Maths2

Y5 Sum2 Wk7 Maths3

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