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Numeracy problems to solve for Key Stage 1, 2 and 3

Key Stage 1  Solve it...!    
A Snowman and his buttons
Omar makes a snowman. His mum gives him 2 red buttons, 2 blue buttons and two green buttons to go on it. How many different ways can he use these if the snowman only has 2 buttons on his front.
Key Stage 2 & 3   Solve it...!    
Planting Christmas Trees

Ten trees can be planted in such a way that four of them lie in each of five rows like so:

Can you find other ways of planting them so there are four in each of five rows? All the rows must be straight. (There are five more ways to discover)


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Key Stage 1
Key Stage 2
Key Stage 3


The answers are variable








These problems were sourced by North East Lincolnshire's Numeracy Team
With Special thanks to 'Mathematical Snacks' by Jon Millington

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