This more challenging activity is aimed at primary pupils at Key Stage 1.

Detailed teachers' notes for this activity are available on our NRICH website.



Who Can Be the Winner?

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2Challenge Level:2

 

Annaliese threw her beanbag $20$ paces. Ophilia threw her beanbag $18$ paces, later Janine came along and threw her beanbag $21$ paces.

Who was the winner?

Kai hopped on one leg for $25$ hops. Anna hopped on one leg for $32$ hops. Teck hopped on one leg for $29$ hops.

Who was the winner?

Amit ran across the playground in $20$ seconds. Sara took $18$ seconds. Marek took $17$ seconds.

Who was the winner?

Why don't you try these activities for yourself? 
How far can you throw a beanbag?  How many hops can you do?  How long does it take you to run across your playground?

 

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Further information

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Detailed teachers' notes for this activity are available on our NRICH website, where you can also find thousands more mathematical resources including problems, investigations and games for all ages from 3 to 19.