This activity can be approached at different levels by a wide range of ages from older primary school pupils to GCSE students (Key Stages 2 to 4).
Detailed teachers' notes for this activity, including suggestions for how to approach the problem in the classroom, are available on our NRICH website.
Detailed teachers' notes for this activity are available on our NRICH website.
We're very grateful to SportAtSchool for kind permission to use the Getting to the Point tool as the basis of this activity. SportAtSchool is based on the successful international CensusAtSchool project and has been inspired by the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games.
You can find out more about the Olympic Torch Relay route, including maps and the ability to search by postcode for the nearest point on its route to your location, on the London 2012 website and BBC website.