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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to enumerate possibilities of combinations of two variables.".

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- Xmas Tree Trim Use the lights provided to decorate each of the Christmas trees so that no two trees are the same.
- Ice-cream Combinations How many two-scoop ice creams can you make from the given flavours?
- Misfits A Misfit is a character with a head, body and legs. How many different Misfits can you create?
- Snake Sort Sort the coloured snakes in a logical order. This activity introduces systematic listing.
- Striped Sweets Learn how to be systematic by colouring the sweet wrappers so that no two are the same.
- House Painting The houses in Mathsland are all three storeys tall. Each storey is painted using one colour. How many ways can the houses be painted?
- Listing Strategies Making a list in a logical order will help you avoid repetition and omission when finding combinations and permutations.
- Take Baht How many different ways can you make a given total with Thai coins?

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