A clock broke into two pieces.
The numbers on each of the pieces add up to the same total.
Draw a diagram to show how the clock cracked.
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Teacher, do your students have access to computers such as tablets, iPads or Laptops? This page was really designed for projection on a whiteboard but if you really want the students to have access to it here is a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments:
However it would be better to assign one of the student interactive activities below.
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Which clockface is the odd one out?
The answer can be found by looking closely at the roman numerals used.
The clock on the right uses IIII for the number 4 while the other two clocks use IV.
Investigate which system of numbers is most common on clocks in your school, home or place of work.
There are more questions like these on the interactive Clock page.