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If B = 9, T = 11 and S = 2


B + T = 20

5T - S = 53

BTS = 198

S + S + S = 10T - 104

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to write down as many
equations as you can
involving B, T and S.

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Topics: Starter | Algebra

  • Mr H, P6-3 Maths, Kellett School
  • Infinite answers, we're on to Algebra now, no problem!
  • Transum,
  • An infinite number of solutions indeed. This is quite an 'open ended' task and one that will help you as teacher make some assessments of the abilities of your pupils. The range of types of answers is limited only by the pupils' imaginations and risk taking efforts.
  • Mr Ben, Circular Primary, Australia
  • Great Activity.

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