The first train above weighs 128 tonnes.
The second train above weighs 150 tonnes.
How heavy is the blue locomotive and how heavy is each red coach?
Topics: Starter | Algebra | Problem Solving | Simultaneous Equations
P7A started this morning with an @Transum Maths Challenge. We then had our very own learners become teachers and explain their problem solving strategies to the rest of the class. Would you know how to do this challenge? Take a look #wlnumeracy #postyourworkings pic.twitter.com/rVCmlArAyM— Williamston Primary (@williamstonps) February 15, 2018
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