Arrange the numbers on the yellow tiles so that the sum of the numbers in the vertical line is the same as the sum of the numbers in the horizontal line
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A self-checking, interactive version of this activity with 30 different puzzles is
Here are all of the 36 possible solutions.
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Teacher, do your students have
access to computers?
Do they have iPads or Laptops in Lessons?
Whether your students each have a TabletPC, a Surface or a Mac,
this activity lends itself to eLearning (Engaged Learning).
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